Uncovering History: Paint Analysis & Restoration at the Eustis Estate

From JPCL, December 2017


When regional heritage organization Historic New England undertook restoration of the Eustis Estate mansion in Milton, Massachusetts, the team decided to do “a pretty heavy paint restoration” after paint analysis revealed the unique aesthetic styles of the original finishes. Find out how duct tape and graffiti helped conservators bring the interiors back to their Victorian grandeur....

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Tagged categories: Conservation; Decorative coatings; Decorative Finishes; Decorative finishes; Decorative painting; Gilding; Historic Preservation; Historic Structures; Paint analysis; Paint and coatings removal; Pigments; Preservation; Renovation; Restoration

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