THE SPAB MAGAZINE - SPRING 2014


In this edition of the SPAB Magazine

NEWS AND VIEWS
Could you be a Guardian? Plus events, your letters
and tweets... 5-22

CASEWORK
Reports on recent cases reviewed by the SPAB
23-33

FUTURE FOR THE PAST
The creative reuse of America’s industrial heritage
34-43

ON SITE
The redecoration of Kenwood House 45-51

LET THERE BE LIGHT
How bright is the future for gas lamps? 53-57

CRAFT CASUALTIES
Part two of our series on the First World War 58-63

Nicholas Hobbs at work on models for furniture in St Hughs Chapel Lincoln CathedralA BRUSH WITH HISTORY
Analysing the SPAB HQ’s internal paintwork 64-67

VIEWPOINT
The story of corrugated iron 71-73

TECHNICAL Q&A
Lime or clay plaster ceilings 74

VOLUNTEERS
How you can help at the SPAB 75

BOOKS
Recent publications reviewed 76-80

BATTLELINES
The Priest’s House, Muchelney 83-85

NATIONAL TREASURE
St Augustine’s Tower, Hackney 88-89

SPAB Magazine cover spring 2014
Mixing mortar without tools: Scholar Conor Meehan and Fellow Johnnie Clark getting stuck in. Photo Ulrike Wahl
Marine 'A' Grain Elevator (1925), Silo City, Buffalo
The sanding technique in progress. Photo English Heritage
Women workers trucking clay to moulding house for silica brick-making in Wales. Photo copyright The Art Archive/Alamy






























 


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