Conservation Facilities

The Conservation Department contains a wide array of conservation equipment including:

  • a 320kV x-radiograph
  • 5 ton overhead crane
  • electrolytic reduction tanks w/ power supplies and heated circulators
  • PEG tanks w/ filtration and circulation
  • 2 freeze-driers (12’x4’ and 4’x2’)
  • 2 air-abrasive plants
  • pneumatic cleaning tools
  • density meter
  • pH/ISE meters
  • darkroom & photo studio
  • networked database
  • climate-controlled treatment and storage space
  • a dedicated solvent workspace

To contact the Head Conservator, please call Nichole Doub at 410-586-8577 or email