I also believe Dick Hendry still carries out such work privately Vicky ________________________________ From: The Natural Science Collections Association discussion list [mailto:[log in to unmask]] On Behalf Of David Craven Sent: 14 July 2011 12:01 To: [log in to unmask] Subject: Re: Conservators of mounted fish Warrington Museum had a lot of good work done by James Dickinson at Lancashire Conservation Studios, you could try them. Similar issues. Although I believe James is going to be off for a few months. David ________________________________ From: The Natural Science Collections Association discussion list [[log in to unmask]] on behalf of Andrew, Kate [[log in to unmask]] Sent: 14 July 2011 11:48 To: [log in to unmask] Subject: Conservators of mounted fish Dear All Isn't plastazote interesting in close up! Whilst a query is underway (as I can never remember how to post a query), can anyone point me in the direction of conservators/ taxidermists who are good at conserving older mounted fish? I have several specimens with a combination of problems - water stains on the interior of the case, ground work mostly collapsed, poor re-painting, poor gap filling and painting over a repair, loose glass, missing side bits of glass from a cased specimen. The specimen that appears to have been de-cased is also a bit somewhat under-filled. Suggestions please. Kate Katherine Andrew Principal Heritage Officer Herefordshire Heritage Services Museum Resource & Learning Centre 58, Friar Street Hereford HR4 0AS [log in to unmask] phone 01432 383590 fax 01432 260161 Courier code H16A web site www.herefordshire.gov.uk/museums Check out www.herefordshire.gov.uk/brianhatton for a fantastic new learnign resource on this local artist Herefordshire Council's Cultural Service providing opportunities in Arts, Museums and Heritage, Libraries and Sports Development to residents and visitors. Any opinion expressed in this e-mail or any attached files are those of the individual and not necessarily those of Herefordshire Council. This e-mail and any attached files are confidential and intended solely for the use of the addressee. This communication may contain material protected by law from being passed on. If you are not the intended recipient and have received this e-mail in error, you are advised that any use, dissemination, forwarding, printing or copying of this e-mail is strictly prohibited. If you have received this e-mail in error please contact the sender immediately and destroy all copies of it. YMWADIAD Mae pob neges ebost a anfonir i neu gan Amgueddfa Cymru yn cael ei sganio gan systemau diogelwch awtomatig er mwyn rheoli negeseuon digymell a dileu cynnwys amhriodol neu beryglus. Cafodd y neges hon ei sganio am firysau cyn ei hanfon, ond dylech hefyd fodloni'ch hun bod y neges, a phob atodiad ynddi, yn rhydd o firysau cyn ei defnyddio gan nad yw'r Amgueddfa'n derbyn cyfrifoldeb am unrhyw golled neu ddifrod o ganlyniad i agor y neges neu unrhyw atodiadau. Gall y neges hon ac unrhyw ffeiliau a atodir ynddi gynnwys gwybodaeth gyfrinachol a fwriadwyd ar gyfer y derbynnydd yn unig. Os ydych chi wedi derbyn y neges trwy gamgymeriad, rhowch wybod i ni a chofiwch ddileu'r neges. Safbwyntiau personol yr awdur yw'r safbwyntiau a fynegir yn y neges hon, ac nid ydynt o reidrwydd yn cynrychioli safbwyntiau'r Amgueddfa. Nid yw'r Amgueddfa'n atebol am unrhyw wallau, llygredd neu esgeulustod a allai godi wrth drosglwyddo'r neges hon, felly na ddibynnwch ar y cynnwys heb geisio cadarnhad ysgrifenedig yn gyntaf. DISCLAIMER Email to and from Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales is scanned by automated security systems to control unsolicited messages and eliminate inappropriate or dangerous content. This message was scanned for viruses before transmission, but you should also satisfy yourself that the message, and all attachments, are virus-free before use as the Museum accepts no responsibility for any loss or damage that might arise from opening the message or any attachments. This message and any files transmitted with it may contain confidential information intended only for the recipient. If you received it by mistake please inform us and delete the message. The views expressed in this message are the personal views of the author and may not necessarily represent those of the Museum. The Museum accepts no liability for any errors, corruption or omissions that might arise in transmission of this message, so please do not rely on the contents without seeking confirmation in writing. -- Scanned by iCritical.