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Highlights in this issue

The Resurrection of Death on a Pale Horse

Drew Anderson, Stained Glass Student on the RCA/V&A Conservation Course & Samantha Whitney, Assistant Conservator, Stained Glass, Conservation Department

Various conservation treatments had to be carried out before this English stained glass panel could be placed on display.

Vessel Glass Deterioration in the Museum Environment: A Quantitative Study by Surface Analysis

Victoria Oakley, Head of Ceramics Conservation, Conservation Department Philip Rogers, David McPhail & Afi Amaku, Department of Materials, Imperial College, London

Conservators are working towards finding a satisfactory solution to the problem of deterioration of vessel glass.

The Mounting and Framing of a Large Work of Art on Paper; a Case Study

Nicki Edwards Smith, Conservation Technician, Conservation Mounting Section, Conservation Department

There are many problems encountered when mounting and framing large-scale works of art on paper. These involve questions of storage and of display.

Graphic Descriptions: Side-lights from Manuscript Sources on English Drawing Materials

Jim Murrell, Senior Conservator, Paintings Section, Conservation Department

Up until the 17th century, English artists' use of drawing materials and techniques stood apart from the mainstream of European development.