Help us save an important piece of Regimental history
CALBR3020 The Crimean Bowls Scene 1855

We need your help!

Help us to raise funds to restore and conserve our oil painting British and French Troops off Duty in the Crimea painted by Paul Alexandre Protais in 1861.

Purchased by the Border Regiment in 1956, it was hung in the Officers’ Mess in Carlisle Castle before becoming part of the Museum’s collection.

To help preserve this artwork, we need to raise £6000 by the end of 2020

The restoration work will include:

  • Repair damage to canvas
  • Surface clean to remove accumulated dirt
  • Revive original paintwork
  • Provide protection going into the future

To view the full condition repot from Lancashire Conservation Studios, CLICK HERE

Can you help?  Every little helps to look after our collections. Use the button below to donate to the appeal now

Alternately, contact the Museum to find out about other ways to donate

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