Film: 4767

Art + Architecture | 1970 | Sound | Colour


The conservation of natural building stone 1970's

Lots of shots of decaying stone, slowly cleaning old stone on buildings and statues, mostly on churches. Re-establishing an old capital. Broken steons. A sign at the base of a medieval cathedral, 'Beware of falling stone.' Scientists with instruments and machines. Broken and blackened stone. Growth of lichens and stone damaging growths. Grass and moss growing on stone. Cutting stone. Tower of London.

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