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Civil War Lecture: It’s Science!

November 4, 2017 @ 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

The gun carriage of the USS <em>Monitor</em>

It’s Science!

Presented by Elsa Sangouard and Kate Sullivan, Conservators, USS Monitor Project

Lecture begins at 2:30 PM

Civil War lectures are free with Museum admission, but reserving a seat is suggested as seating is limited. Reserve seats below.

Are you familiar with the acronyms XRF, FTIR or SEM? Would you like to know why conservators rely on science to guide their treatment choices? During this lecture you’ll learn about the many ways conservators use analytical tools and scientific methods to answer specific questions about artifacts, ultimately enabling their preservation for future generations.


Read more about our Civil War lectures here…


November 4, 2017
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
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