Hello Dear Readers! I hope this finds you well. It's hard to believe fall is already here. The summer seems to have passed in a blink. I love fall though - pumpkins and autumnal foliage abound, hence it's that special time of year when we gather around to watch Over the Garden Wall. Things at [...]
papier-mâché bulldog barking pull-toy from the late 19th c. … with an unintended pulled apart head. The dog was not intended to look so scary and actually probably made the pride and joy of a small kid – which cracked us up every time we looked at it, I mean how scary would it be to cuddle now ? It would have taken a very brave kid to handle this dog, or a nice fixing, for which we would need all the bravery we could ask the conservators’ gods for.
Hello dear readers! I've had some great projects come in and out of the shop recently, so I thought I'd share with you one of my favorites. Below is a beautiful clown magician by Gustav Vichy recently completed here at Memoria Technica. Made to pay homage to magicians past and enchant viewers, the clown uses [...]
Hi All! The series is kicking off next Tuesday at the Stimson-Green Mansion. I'm very excited for Memoria Technica to start this partnership with the Washington Trust for Historic Preservation. I am not sure what the future of the series will be after this first year, but I can't wait to find out how it [...]
Really... I know that sounds kind of like a buzzword... but horology is hot! People are engaged with horology, cultural heritage and preservation right now! And it's awesome! I am so excited that friends and colleagues are getting so much attention. My favorite object in the world (!!) is headed to London to be featured in [...]