12 Oct 1996 – 25 Oct 1996

In the rarefied world of Fine arts conservation Eric Archer stands out.

A professional paper conservator with and international reputation, trained in Florence, involved in the massive rescue of the city’s treasures after the disastrous floods of 1966, and amongst many other activities, responsible for saving and conserving fire damaged Wesley College Archives. He will talk about these events.

Eric – eccentric, interesting, entertaining and expert, will explain the dos and don’ts of fine arts conservation, using examples in the Collection to demonstrate and make his point. He will be happy to assess works that visitors care to bring.

On exhibition in The Kent Room, treasured antique prints from private Melbourne collectors.

SOLD OUT This event is currently at capacity. If you wish to be added to the waitlist, please email or call The Johnston Collection on (03) 9416 2515 and we will contact you if places become available.