Conservation, Fundraising campaign

Farewell to the Royal Daimler

The Royal Daimler has left the building!

by Catrina Vignando on 29 July, 2014

A close up of the Royal Daimler chassis

After a short sojourn in the Museum’s Hall, today the Royal Daimler returned to the offsite conservation lab for ongoing work.

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Interview with the conservators

by Catrina Vignando on 28 March, 2014

The Royal Daimler Project is speeding along and we are getting close to our fundraising finishing line.

We have developed a video documenting some of the work we have been doing with the support we have received from members of the public. This video includes interviews with the National Museums’ automotive engineers and conservators and gives a sense of the work involved in bringing the Royal Daimler back to its former glory. Continue reading “Interview with the conservators”

Conservation, Fundraising campaign

Project team visit the MG Club of Canberra

by Monica Lindemann on 12 August, 2013

Monica Lindemann, Peter Dechaineux, Vick Humphrey

On 8 August, Vicki Humphrey, Head of Conservation, and I were invited by the MG Car Club of Canberra to give a presentation on the Museum’s conservation work and the Royal Daimler Project. Continue reading “Project team visit the MG Club of Canberra”

Fundraising campaign

Thank you

by Heidi Bock on 30 November, 2012

What a delightful way to finish the week with a $2,000 donation received, bringing our overall total to $11,036.50. Thank you so much to all of our supporters for helping make the Royal Daimler fit for a queen again.

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