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Once Upon a Time: Watch Papers

Commonplace at one time, watch papers are a rare find today, keepsakes that originated from an earlier era. Briefly, watch papers—generally round, roughly two inches in diameter, blank at first, but later decorated—were placed between the inner and outer cases … Continue reading

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Travels through Conservation: Spring in Iraq

By Director of Conservation Lois Olcott Price My travels through conservation have taken me a bit further afield this week. I am in Erbil, Iraq, working with the Iraqi Institute for the Conservation of Antiquities and Heritage (IICAH). It is … Continue reading

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