Marble Conservation And A Police Chase

Marble Conservation and a Police Chase

Two marble benches from Indiana were brought to the McKay Lodge Conservation Laboratory campus for a marble conservation treatment. Why the benches arrived at our conservation lab facilities just outside of Cleveland, Ohio is an unusual story that begins with…

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Sculpture Conservation: Benjamin Franklin

Sculpture Conservation: Benjamin Franklin

Public art should be, as the name implies, available to the public. But sometimes public access to art is not healthy for the art. Take the case of BENJAMIN FRANKLIN carved in white marble by Jacques Jouvenal and erected in…

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Birch Bayh Federal Building Marble Sculptures Get A Stone Conservation Cleaning

Birch Bayh Federal Building Marble Sculptures Get a Stone Conservation Cleaning

Stone Conservation, Sculpture Conservation, Architectural Features Conservation; In 1908 Scottish-American sculptor John Massey Rhind carved four Tennessee pink marble sculptures for the front of the Birch Bayh Federal Building and U.S. Courthouse in Indianapolis, Indiana.  These four large sculptures represented  Industry, Agriculture,…