1.4.1 Batterson Works Studio.
1.4.3 Portland Brownstone Quarry, Portland, CT. Overview of the Connecticut Sandstone Quarry shortly after closing reoperations.
1.4.4 Bennett Fountain, New Haven Green, CT. Postcard circa 1908 that shows original architectural detail before loss.
1.4.5 Bennett Fountain, Choragic Monument of Lysicrates, Athens. Overview of the Roman monument. Note the New Haven monument now captures the aged quality of the original.
1.4.6 Post card of Defendants of New Haven Monument showing original attachments for replication.
1.4.7 Plaster model of Defendants of New Haven showing the artist's original design for missing elements prior to treatment..
1.4.8 Beatrice Longman in studio with full scale model of Victory sculpture showing original design to base replication of altered objects.
1.4.9 General Burnside Monument, Providence, RI. 1904 image showing original setting of monument and attachments .
1.4.10 Noah Webster, West Hartford, CT. Image of sculptor Ziolkowski, carving assistant and local high school students during carving. Image also shows the design of the proper left index finger used for recarving Dutchman.
Prior to finalizing preservation plans, assessments and treatment proposals, it is recommended to review historic documents related to the project. Past articles, photographs, postcards, drawings, and reports can provide invaluable information for the replication of missing elements, selection of historic coatings and patinas, the understanding of proposed and actual construction methodologies, the design and location of anchors and armatures, etc.
Documents can be found online, in local libraries, historical societies, newspapers, state archives, and national archives, such as the Smithsonian Archives of American Art. Findings are reviewed and assimilated into preservation documentation and may be used to develop appropriate treatment procedures.
Conserve ART Historic Research Services:
- Review of Client Materials
- Findings Review
- Documentation and Recommendations