April 2, 2013
About "From the Lab"
Scientists and engineers investigate Washington's tent.
Scientists and engineers are an integral part of the interdisciplinary team studying General Washington’s First Oval Office, and helping the Museum of the American Revolution develop plans for preserving and displaying this national treasure. Follow us here as we seek new insights into the materials, construction, and appearance of the tent, and plan the display and interpretation of the First Oval Office.
Next up: When conservation science meets eighteenth century metallurgy