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Secrets Of The Screen

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Synopsis

Tells the story of the conservation of a rare 18th century folding screen painted by Utagawa Toyoharu. It presents a unique opportunity to share the expertise of Mitsuhiro Abe, master restorer at the British Museum as he uses traditional Japanese tools and techniques to conserve these remarkable paintings.

Details

Year
2002
Type of film
Features
Running Time
38 mins
Format
Video
Director
Joe Mathews
Producer
Andrew Guy
Editor
Mat Eaton
Sound
Mervyn Gerrard
Music
Joji Hirota

Genre

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Last updated 24th June 2005

Production Company

Eye To Eye TV/
The British Museum
Contact: Andrew Guy
63 Collier Street
London N1 9BE
UK

T 00 44 (0)20 7278 7666
F 00 44 (0)20 7278 8228

andrew@eyetoeyetv

Sales
Company

The British Museum
Department of Conservation
Great Russell Street
London
WC1B 3DG
UK

T 00 44 (0) 20 7323 8678
F 00 44 (0) 20 7323 8807

conservation@thebritishmuseum.ac.uk
http://www.thebritishmuseum.ac.uk