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ICS Sydney - International Conservation Services

old parliament house collection management and conservation services

Project

Old Parliament House collection management and conservation services       

Client

Old Parliament House

Services

Collections Management, Materials Conservation

Scope

ICS has had a long involvement with OPH, and has undertaken a wide variety of projects over the years. As a nationally significant heritage site, OPH holds many important artefacts, artworks and documents within its collection, many of which are on display to the public within the museum. The work we have undertaken for OPH includes policy development, cataloguing and re-housing, collection relocation and conservation.

Outcomes 

  • Development of collection policies
  • Cataloguing
  • Collection relocation and re-housing
  • Collection database enhancement
  • Conservation of numerous collection items, fixtures and architectural elements

 

  

 

  Old Parliament House collection accessioning  

Collection accessioning

Old Parliament House conservation of Stranger's Gallery floor

Conservation of the Strangers' Gallery floor

Old Parliament House Spartan Mother relocation

Relocation of the Spartan Mother sculpture