Thanks to a $5,000 grant from the Australian National Maritime Museum in November work has begun in stabilising and consolidating the figurehead. Noel Turner from Artfix has been working on the first stage to protect the figurehead from further deterioration.
Noel Turner Working on Minor consolidation Prior to Cleaning the Figurehead
Cleaning the Interior
Various Parts After Surface Cleaning
This preliminary work will cost $6,500 so we are looking for donations to add to the $5,000 grant. All donations are tax deductible.
Contact Joy Kitch for more information via the ‘Contact Us‘ page on the website.