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Layers of Paint, Layers of History

  • The House of Seven Gables 115 Derby Street Salem, MA, 01970 United States (map)

Christine Thomson is a local conservator whose specialty is paint analysis. This scientific technique is used in historic buildings to help with restoration work and to share better historical information with staff and visitors alike. Ms. Thomson will talk about the importance and techniques of paint analysis and share her 2016 research findings from The House of the Seven Gables. In 2018, The Gables celebrates its 350th anniversary and this talk is complementary to the exhibit These Walls Do Talk, which opens on April 6.

This talk is being held as part of the Essex National Heritage Area;s Trails and Sails weekends. Check out their page for a week of fabulous events around Greater Boston.

This talk is free and open to the public. Please click the ticket link to register.

Earlier Event: September 16
Taste of The Gables