JAIC 1978, Volume 17, Number 2, Article 1 (pp. 01 to 09)
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Journal of the American Institute for Conservation
JAIC 1978, Volume 17, Number 2, Article 1 (pp. 01 to 09)

THE CONSERVATION OF GEORGE WASHINGTON'S REVOLUTIONARY WAR CAMPAIGN MARQUEES

Fonda Ghiardi Thomsen, & Louise Cooley


ABSTRACT—The paper describes the treatment and preparation for exhibit of two large pieces of tenting used by General George Washington during the Revolutionary War Campaign. The techniques employed are fairly standard. The tremendous size and value of the objects involved required some practical and innovative application of these techniques.

Article Sections:

1. INTRODUCTION
2. HISTORY
3. DESCRIPTION
4. CONDITION
5. TREATMENT
6. EXHIBIT PREPARATION
7. CONCLUSIONS
a: References
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Copyright 1978 American Institute of Historic and Artistic Works