Church Restorations

Some of our most challenging restoration work has been with ecclesiastical objects involving projects of all sizes and levels of complexity from religious statuary to mixed material constructions. As with our other projects, we analyze the material and cultural history

Marble Bust of the Roman Emperor Hadrian

Marble Bust of the Roman Emperor Hadrian

Private collection, Newport, Rhode Island Hadrian Augustus ( 24 January, 76 AD – 10 July, 138 AD) was Roman emperor from 117 to 138 and was born into a Hispano-Roman family. Hadrian before   He rebuilt the Pantheon and constructed

Marble Bust of The Honorable Nicholas Brown III

Nicholas Brown III (October 2, 1792 – March 2, 1859) was born in Providence, Rhode Island to Nicholas Brown, Jr.  He was the United States Consul to the Papal court from 1845 to 1853 and later was Lieutenant Governor of

Marble Bust of Gardner Colby

Marble Bust of Gardner Colby

Gardner Colby was born in Bowdoinham, Maine, 3 September, 1810 and died in Newton Centre, Massachusetts, 2 April, 1879. After receiving the rudiments of an English education, he entered the dry-goods business in Boston, and afterward engaged in manufacturing woolen

Marble Bust of President Francis Wayland

Francis Wayland (1796-1865), fourth president of Brown University, was born in New York City. Wayland set out to correct the reliance on textbooks with a new rule, “No text book shall ever be brought into the recitation room, except at

Marble Bust of President Ezekiel Gilman Robinson

Ezekiel Gilman Robinson (1815-1894), seventh president of Brown University, was born in Attleboro, Massachusetts. He was an indifferent student, who later said of his college days, “I had drifted aimlessly into college and drifted aimlessly through it, waking up only

Marble Bust of Professor Benjamin West

Marble Bust of Professor Benjamin West

Benjamin West (1730-1813), professor of mathematics and natural history, was born in Rehoboth, Massachusetts. He had an early aptitude for mathematics and was largely self-educated, borrowing books from his friends. Bust of Ben West, before during and after restoration.