Royal College of Physicians Loan
Conservation of medical objects for loan
Conserving objects for loan to Durham University for their Catch Your Breath exhibition.
Objects conserved included inhalers, including one used by Queen Victoria, stethoscopes and respirators, made of a variety of materials including paper, cardboard, metal, plastic, ceramic and glass.
Conservation undertaken includes a Pipe of Peace that required repairing and stabilisation to the lid of the cardboard box containing the pipe of peace, see images. Repair to the cardboard tube for an inhaler, see images.