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November 21, 2014

Inside the Collections Care Project: This is what a tablet used to be

This ivory writing tablet was notably stylish.

November 20, 2014

Historic New England furniture "In Plain Sight" at Peabody Essex Museum

Historic New England loans two pieces to exhibition showcasing the work of Nathaniel Gould. read more...

November 14, 2014

Historic New England images featured in Boston University exhibition

Mary Harrod Northend photographs are on display at the Boston University Stone Art Gallery. read more...

November 12, 2014

Inside the Collections Care Project: All the better to see you with

Check out the many types of eyeglasses in the Historic New England collection. read more...

November 10, 2014

Find out how we digitized historic wallpaper

Digitizing wallpaper requires special handling and technological expertise.

November 4, 2014

Inside the Collections Care Project: Art glass made in Somerville style

This week's featured object is a small vase of iridescent glass. read more...

October 30, 2014

New furniture on display at Otis House

This week two pieces of furniture made in Massachusetts went on display at Otis House. read more...

October 21, 2014

Inside the Collections Care Project: innovative apple-peeling

This kitchen accessory peels and slices apples.

October 20, 2014

Inside the conservation lab: microchemical testing

The conservation lab using microchemical testing to determine what makes up an object. read more...

October 3, 2014

Inside the Collections Care Project: A fall find

This pumpkin-shaped pewter teapot is perfect for the fall season. read more...