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Rust + Restoration He Waikura He Whakauka Exhibition Floor talk

Nga Taonga Staff 2017 Leslie Lewis Copy

How do you preserve over 70 reels of nitrate film, including never before seen footage of the 1931 Hawke’s Bay Earthquake? Ngā Taonga Film Team Leader Leslie Lewis describes the months of painstaking physical restoration work needed to save the historic footage in this lunchtime talk on the floor of the Rust + Restoration exhibition featuring the rescued film.