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Bashford Dean and Helmet Design During World War I

Posted on Wednesday, July 23, 2014, by Donald J. La Rocca

Curator Donald J. La Rocca describes Bashford Dean's contributions to the design of American helmets during World War I.

Now at the Met

Creating Fashion Event to Transform the Met into All-Ages Fashion Studio

Posted on Wednesday, July 23, 2014, by Michelle Hagewood

On Saturday, July 26, visitors are invited to sketch, collage, and tour the Museum alongside guest artists and fashion designers!

In Circulation

Conservation Treatment of a Seventeenth-Century Topographic Book

Posted on Wednesday, July 23, 2014, by Sophia Kramer and Andrijana Sajic

Assistant Book Conservator Sophia Kramer and Watson Library Volunteer Andrijana Sajic discuss the process for conserving this seventeenth-century book from the Department of Drawings and Prints.