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ICS Sydney - International Conservation Services

capitol theatre, sydney 

 

Project

Capitol Theatre, Sydney 

Client

Fletcher Constructions

Services

Paintings Conservation 

Description

ICS was involved in a major refurbishment of the Capitol Theatre, Sydney which saw the internal fittings and decorations conserved and restored to their former glory. Our work included cleaning, conservation and inpainting of ornate painted plasterwork in the auditorium and foyer, conservation of orchestra pit rail, conservation of doors and door fittings and the sourcing of fittings to match those in original photos which had previously gone missing.

Treatment

  • Cleaning and conservation of original interior decoration
  • Conservation of orchestra pit rail
  • Conservation and inpainting of painted plasterwork
  • Cleaning and conservation or original interior fittings, including doors and door fittings
  • Sourcing of replacement fittings for missing elements
           


Capitol Theatre Sydney detail during treatment 

Detail of decorative element during treatment


Capitol Theatre Sydney ceiling during treatment 

Ceiling during treatment

 Capitol Theatre Sydney inpainting ceiling

Inpainting

 Capitol Theatre Sydney after treatment

After treatment