"I am delighted with my picture now beautifully restored. It is a view local to where we used to live and spent many happy hours. Thank you so much for your hard work. Our family will be able to relive happy memories and enjoy the beauty of Wales."
"The documents and disc arrived today and I am very pleased with the results. Thank you very much for your fine work."
"Angela Geary has done the most tremendous work helping me to conserve some letters and documents which are important to me. She has preserved and reframed them in a most sensitive and attractive way and I am delighted by the results"
We serve museums and collections, including the National Trust, and many private clients regionally in Somerset, Wiltshire, Gloucestershire, South Wales, Dorset, Devon and Cornwall. We also provide fine art restoration services to colections in London and the South East. London based clients benefit from our regular consultation visits and fully insured artwork transportation. Our small works insured postal service is used by our clients throughout the UK. This option is particularly suited to posters and works on paper, archival documents and our digital services.
We provide a full easel painting restoration and conservation treatment range for paintings of all periods and mediums. Treating oils, acrylics and mixed media on supports such as canvas, board and panel, we work to exacting standards and can tackle even severe damage successfully. We also offer our clients pre-auction sales condition advice and technical examination services, including UV and infrared photography.
Fine art conservation framing is provided by Paisley & Pilgrim at AGFAR. We are pleased to provide outstanding and affordable archival and museum grade fine art framing. We offer the the highest standard of art conservation framing, which we believe provides the best long-term protection and conservation options for your valued artworks and irreplaceable archival documents.
Paper conservation demands a careful and skilled approach. We offer a full range of treatment options for watercolours, antique and modern fine art prints and drawings. We also welcome archival materials, historic posters, letters, maps and charts. While archival preservation skills are an aspect of the delicate specialism of conserving works of art on paper, it is critical to approach treatments in a sensitive way that will not adversely effect value and retain the artist's original intentions.
Our approach to treating archival materials is conservation focused. The objective is to reintegrate, stabilise and preserve the existing fabric of your precious document or manuscript. We treat, conserve and provide preventive care advice for archival documents of all kinds. Typical items we treat for our clients include: historic documents, family letters, maps and charts, legal parchment or paper documents, posters, photographs and paper ephemera.
In our virtual restoration services, we apply unique image recovery techniques developed in our Director's previous Doctoral research. We can make digital reconstructions from faded, stained and damaged documents or artworks. We also provide a facsimile reproduction services for letters, drawings, watercolour paintings or any document or artwork on paper. Archival grade papers and printing inks are used in our facsimiles, to ensure longevity. Our extensive background in art conservation and knowledge of historical materials, makes us uniquely placed to create highly convincing replicas.
Does you collection need a health check? We can visit museums and private clients to carry out a collection survey of any scale. Based on our examination, we will make recommendations for treatment, conservation framing and best practice storage or display. We also provide free virtual collection mini-surveys. Simply email us photographs of your collection to request this option.