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The scientific analysis of fakes and forgeries

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19:30 – 21:00 16 Mar 2016
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Malvern St James, Avenue Road, Malvern, WR14 3BA

Speakers: Professor Andrew Shortland, FSA, FGS, Cranfield Forensic Institute, Cranfield University.

Part of British Science Week, this talks looks into the use of analytical techniques in the verification of historical objects. After considering a couple of historical examples, Professor Shortland will show how modern analysis is helping museums and auction houses identify late copies and fakes, particularly in high value porcelain.

Event type: Lecture/Talk
Organised by: IOP Hereford & Worcester Centre, part of IOP West Midlands

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Malvern St James, Avenue Road, Malvern, WR14 3BA
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19:30 – 21:00 16 Mar 2016
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