STILL LIFE: Bird conservator

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STILL LIFE: Bird conservator

By Michael G. Seamans mseamans@onlinesentinel.com
Staff Photographer, Morning Sentinel

Ronald Harvey, a conservator with Tuckerbrook Conservation, touches up a bird display at L.C. Bates Museum at Good Will-Hinckley on Wednesday.

Ronald Harvey, a conservator with Tuckerbrook Conservation, touches up a bird display at L.C. Bates Museum at Good Will-Hinckley on Wednesday. Harvey is a bird conservator, which entails cleaning and color touchup on bird artifacts, in addition to testing for hazardous materials used in the taxidermy process. The bird conservator project was made possible be a federal grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services in Washington D.C.

Staff photo by Michael G. Seamans

Ronald Harvey, a conservator with Tuckerbrook Conservation, tests a Ruppell’s vulture for arsenic at L.C.

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