Monthly Archives: November 2016

Ulysses gets rid of rust before restoration

Rust was all we could see on the day we first saw Ulysses by Sri Satish Gujral and rust was what we had to struggle with, for nearly a month! In spite of all the struggle and initial confusion about whats beneath the rust, the whole process of treating Ulysses was educating and a wonderful…

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Temple coming out alive

The temple i am discussing these days is unique in many ways. One major point of interest is its paintings that have such a diversity. Mythological stories and characters (apart from the Gods also), Kings, Sikh guards, British warriors, Train, …all in adjacent walls or even same wall.. Can someone throw light on this war…

Conservation/restoration Challenge: Graffiti

Should a fresco painting like this be left as such with the graffiti overpowering the original beauty of the art work, or should it be treated meticulously subduing the damage bringing out the original beauty of the painting? We find so many historical sites in India where such heartless damage is done by some irresponsible…