Tag Archives: painting

Repairing Terence Cuneo’s Waterloo

The recent story about the unlucky boy visiting a museum in Taiwan who accidentally punched a hole in a seventeenth century Italian painting is a timely reminder that displaying artworks has its risks, and that one of the worst things that … Continue reading

Posted in Conservation, Museum news | Tagged | 2 Comments

A quick engine-cleaning postscript

While Stathis is on the subject of cleaning engines – and I must admit that I quite enjoyed my brief stint of loco cleaning alongside the conservation team’s gang of volunteers – I thought it would be a good chance to highlight this painting from the … Continue reading

Posted in Image collections | Tagged , , | 3 Comments

Moving Waterloo Station

Some of you may know that in 2011 the NRM will be opening a dedicated Art Gallery space within the museum. This will showcase a programme of changing exhibitions featuring works from our own art collection as well as railway-inspired … Continue reading

Posted in Image collections | Tagged , , , , , , | 5 Comments