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Conservation Services

The Hamilton Kerr Institute carries out the conservation of paintings and polychromy for the Fitzwilliam Museum, the Royal Collection, the National Trust and other collections open to the public. On occasion, the Institute also undertakes work for private individuals. Read more...

Photographic Services

Investigative imaging can be carried out utilising techniques involving X-rays, infrared reflectography and ultra violet fluorescence, along with a variety of other optical recording methods. Read more...

Analytical Services

Scientific analysis at the Hamilton Kerr Institute has mainly focused upon artists’ materials and their methods. Artists’ materials can be conveniently divided into organic and inorganic materials. Methods of analysis can be conveniently divided into destructive and non-destructive techniques. Non-destructive techniques (including surface examination of the painting with a stereo-microscope, IR, UV and X-ray examination, etc.) always have preference over invasive techniques that require paintings to be sampled. Read more...

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Open Day Monday 15 May

Feb 24, 2017

We are offering the opportunity to come and visit the HKI studios on the 15 May 2017

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