Wadsworth Atheneum, Hartford, CT: Plaster consolidation and restoration of this National Historic Landmark

The Wadsworth Atheneum is the oldest public art museum in the United States. This project focused on the plaster restoration of the interior of the second floor gallery spaces and Grand Hall Gallery. The work included plaster reattachment, patching, consolidation, lathing, casting, and ornamental plaster repairs.

Location: Hartford, CT

Built: 1844

Original Architect: Alexander Jackson Davis and Ithiel Town

Style: Gothic Revival

 

U.S. National Register of Historic Places

Planning & Design Services:

  • Historic Investigation and Analysis
  • Findings Report

 

Restoration & Decoration Techniques:

  • Historic Plaster Stabilization
  • Ornamental & Flat Plaster Repair
  • Ornamental Plaster Consolidation
  • Plaster Patching & Infill
  • Replication of Mould & Casting
  • Full Scale Mockups