Transformative conservation: ‘The Lamentation’

As the newly appointed Conservation Steward, I’ve been working over the past nine months to improve how we care for the objects in the College Collections, commissioning specialists to perform conservation treatments and carrying out preventive care as well as in-house conservation treatments. Recently we commissioned a particularly interesting treatment on a painting called The Lamentation by Pietro Testa--a... Continue Reading →

A piece of finger and spine

Certificate of delivery of relics, ECR 39/45Seal of the Priory of Bridlington When Henry VI established Eton College, he wanted it to be a place of importance. To that end, he granted a vast amount of land and a number of privileges and rights, some not held by anywhere else in England, such as the... Continue Reading →

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