The national charity saving historic churches at risk
The majority of today’s survivals of Royal Arms are Georgian and Victorian, but we are lucky enough to hold precious examples from as early as the 12th - early 13th century.
However; it was not until the second half of the 20th century that their significance came to be appreciated for their historical and artistic qualities and as isolated survivors of once-ubiquitous heraldic paintings.
Easel painting conservator, Sally Woodcock, takes us through the challenges she has to face and treatments she carries out in order to ensure their survival and preservation.
Last year, we welcomed over two million visitors to our churches. If each person donated just £2, this would enable us to keep our churches open, safe and watertight for you and future generations to enjoy.
Text code 'OCCT05' to 70070 to donate now (free from all networks).
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