Training course delivered by Simon Moore.
On the left Horniman Museum staff are trying out celloidin glue (pyroxylin) technique for
mending alcohol-preserved specimens. On the right is a cluster of swan mussels in a period
jar (collected and preserved c.1790), now dried out and the glass is clouded - prior to
successful rehydration, preservation and cleaning. Below is a novel technqiue for removing
a museum jar lid attached with irreversible
sealing cement, using discarded scalpel blades.
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