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queen victoria

 

Project

Queen Victoria Sculpture Conservation 

Client

City of Sydney

Services

Sculpture Conservation

Description

Queen Victoria Sculpture is a large bronze figure of Queen Victoria on a Moruya granite column. It is located on the bust corner of Macquarie St and St James road opposite Hyde park

Treatment

  • Fence off area. Scaffold sculpture and provide barricading for pedestrian management
  • Remove corrosion products from bronze
  • Heat sculpture, apply microcrystalline wax and buff to achieve approprites patination
  • Clean dirt, grime, and staining and graffiti from plinth
  • Provide treatment report and maintenance recommendation

 

     

 Queen BT

Before treatment

Queen AT

After treatment