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The Black Country Museum

20th Century Exhibition Piece

Conservation of decorative metal filigree exhibition piece.

This filigree exhibition piece contains 8,050 pieces of cold drawn seamless steel tubing taken from Accles and Pollock stock.

Built in 1935, it took 3 moths to construct.  According to employees George Price and Syd Smith "it just grew".  The filligree was exhibited at the World Trade Fair in 1939 in New York and remained there until the end of WWII.

Post conservation cleaning and application of protective coating

On display in the gallery

 

 

 

 

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Award winning and accredited conservation

Flexible and uniquely structured combining heritage engineering with industrial and architectural conservation

30 years experience of industrial, maritime and architectural metal conservation

Practical collection care and industrial heritage consultancy

 


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