Trying out the pretty bits
Here we are having a go at adding the pretty bits to our work to see if they work and if they look pretty. Ta dah, ta doo.
Caring for Lanhydrock
Lanhydrock House in Cornwall is full of many beautiful things which should be enjoyed by everyone, not just today but for many years to come.
To make sure this happens we have a dedicated conservation team who daily clean and inspect the house and collections, maintaining them in all their glory.
Light can be a real destroyer, fading fabrics and paintings, especially watercolours. Monitoring light levels is one of the ways we can protect the collection, and is a major undertaking. Lanhydrock’s windows are fitted with conservation blinds which are adjusted throughout the day according to how sunny it is in each room.
Annual levels of light are measured with little blue wool squar
" Shall I compare thee to a summer's day? Thou art more lovely and more temperate."