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Inside the Conservation lab

06 May 2020

Meet our paper conservator, Marika Kocsis, who describes her job as a 'lovely mix between art, science and history'.

Join us as Marika describes the privileges and responsibilities of her job and takes us into the State Library's Conservation lab, where she’s currently conserving the sketches of Melbourne's first surveyor, Robert Russell (1808-1900).

Gems from the Library

This is episode two of our Gems from the Library series, where we celebrate the treasures in our Collection and the dedicated and talented staff who care for them.

More to explore

The Library's conservation experts have created a series of guides to help you care for your precious books, photos, artworks, documents and more. Explore our conservation guides.