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Category: Conservation


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Collections, Conservation, Sarah Stroud Clarke

One of a set of twelve side chairs from an original suite of furniture created for Drayton Hall, the chair frame is marked VII while the seat frame is marked…

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Collections, Conservation, Preservation, Sally Reahard Visitor Center

This fall, Drayton Hall welcomed back two must-see Charleston museum gallery objects to the new Gates Gallery at Drayton Hall.  Widely considered the most important pieces of decorative arts furnishings…

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Archaeology, Architecture, Collections, Conservation, New Facilities

Small metal objects are usually the most difficult artifacts to identify in our archaeological collection. It often takes some super sleuthing and a lot of research to figure out the…

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Collections, Conservation, Research, Sarah Stroud Clarke

by Sarah Stroud Clarke, Archaeologist & Curator of Collections The Drayton Hall collections span centuries and generations of Drayton family members. This month we are highlighting an object that is…

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Architecture, Collections, Conservation, Event, New Facilities, Preservation

  Carolina Lowcountry and Atlantic World Program Presents The First in the Spring 2017 Wells Fargo Distinguished Lecture Series Wednesday, February 8th, 2017 – College of Charleston — Addlestone 227…

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Archaeology, Breaking News, Collections, Conservation, Distinguished Speakers Series, Education, Event, Preservation, Research, Staff

 The Drayton Hall Distinguished Speakers Series – Thursday, September 17, 2015 Presented by Carter C. Hudgins, Ph.D., Acting President and Executive Director, Drayton Hall Preservation Trust One of the most…

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