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Preserving Harvard’s Treasures
A glimpse into Harvard's museum and library restoration techniques
 

Harvard’s museums and libraries are home to millions of rare and important works, from miniature Brontë books to a Lewis Rubenstein mural that haven’t been on display to the public for decades.

The care and preservation of these pieces is an art unto itself, and Harvard uses a variety of techniques (including virtual ones) to conserve them. For example: