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Preparing molds of bones

From: Pete Dandridge <pete.dandridge>
Date: Friday, March 28, 2003
Cobus van Breda <cvanbreda [at] tmag__tas__gov__au> writes

>At the Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery we have an entire Thylacine
>skeleton that we wish to mould. ...

An alternative to direct molding would be the creation of a three
dimensional scan of the object from which a copy could be made that
could be molded and cast in any material you might desire. We have
recently undertaken several such projects and I would recommend your
contacting Ron Street <ron.street [at] metmuseum__org> in the Molding
Studio for specifics.

Pete Dandridge
Conservator
Sherman Fairchild Center for Objects Conservation
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
1000 Fifth Avenue
New York, NY  10028-0198
212-396-5358
Fax: 212-570-3859


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