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Remembering Interesting Painting Restoration Projects At An LDS Art Exhibition

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The recent exhibition celebrating 50 Years of LDS Art in Salt lake City, Utah gave me a chance to remember interesting art conservation and restoration projects that we’ve preserved and restored over the years. Let me share some of those … Continue reading

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Minerva Teichert’s “Pioneers” Has Previous Poor Quality Art Restoration Redone

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Pioneers by Minerva Teichert is actually part of a pair of huge paintings that hang in the LDS Museum of Church history and Art. This painting on canvas reflects the great quality of early Mormon art by the turn of … Continue reading

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Should the Print from the Provo Tabernacle Fire Be Preserved?

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“Like” this blog post by clicking on the “Thumbs up” Here’s a photo of the “Painting” saved from the Provo Tabernacle Fire. Actually, its a print (giclee). Everybody… I need some input! Do we save it or not? Or just … Continue reading

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LDS Church History Library Conservation Lab – Insider’s Visit – 1st Edition King James Version of the Bible, Published in 1611, 400th Year Anniversary and a 1st Edition Book of Mormon

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A 1st Edition King James Version of the Bible, published in 1611 (400th Year Anniversary!) and a 1st Edition Book of Mormon, published in 1830 are on the work table at the LDS Church History Library Conservation Laboratory in Salt … Continue reading

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Important Mormon Art – The Earliest Portraits of Joseph Smith

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People have often wondered “exactly” what did Joseph Smith look like. There are no photos we can be sure are him, though every once in awhile someone digs up an image of a young man that they proclaim is the … Continue reading

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