This post was written by Saira Haqqi, Enhanced Conservation Work Experience (ECWE) Assistant.
Our upcoming exhibition, Tattooed New York, will feature this delightful sketchbook containing tattoo designs by an unknown artist. Before it could be exhibited, the book needed some conservation treatment. When it came to the lab it showed signs of extensive use: the covers were paint splattered, pages were loose, and there were multiple creases and tears. Mixed among the larger leaves were some smaller...Read More
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