An x-ray showing how even everyday objects look very different under x-ray

Analytical Projects

Here are 15 different analytical projects to examine which demonstrate how we use each of the 3 analytical processes:

These processes are discussed in greater detail in the Conservation in Practice section, and are used in the everyday work of the Conservation department of the Royal Armouries.

In each case a project is broken down into four sections:

Did you know?

Paper bullets

High quality drawing paper is often referred to as cartridge paper – before brass cartridges, gunpowder and a ball were wrapped in paper of high quality for ease of loading the single shot muzzle loading guns.

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