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Category Archive for 'Loft Project'

Through the eye of a needle

The main access to the loft is via the spiral staircase between the two courts here at the Justice and Police Museum. This presented a challenge when in 2008 we were still working to stabilise the environmental conditions in the area allocated for storage of the photographic negatives. We decided to install an independent air […]

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The loft

In 1990 a forgotten police photographic archive was discovered in the flooded basement of a suburban Sydney warehouse. An estimated four tons of negatives in glass plate and cellulose based formats were rescued and dried out by conservators and others. The negatives were transferred to the Museum’s loft for safe-keeping and in 2006 managerial responsibility […]

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