Shawn Turung                            multi media fine art Gustave Baumann fireplaces / Special Collections Library
Architectural Record, 1925
East fireplace and Entry motif

Shawn Turung                            multi media fine art Gustave Baumann fireplaces / Special Collections Library
East Fireplace
detail of cracked and failing plaster mantle, discoloration from a previous restoration / c. 1980
Shawn Turung                            multi media fine art Gustave Baumann fireplaces / Special Collections Library
East Fireplace
detail: failing plaster, discoloration, missing pigment

Shawn Turung                            multi media fine art Gustave Baumann fireplaces / Special Collections Library
East Fireplace
detail: cracks on mantle, discoloration, surface damage
Shawn Turung                            multi media fine art Gustave Baumann fireplaces / Special Collections Library
East Fireplace
completed restoration
2011

Shawn Turung                            multi media fine art Gustave Baumann fireplaces / Special Collections Library
West Fireplace
before restoration
Shawn Turung                            multi media fine art Gustave Baumann fireplaces / Special Collections Library
West Fireplace
detail: cracked plaster, discoloration of original pigments

Shawn Turung                            multi media fine art Gustave Baumann fireplaces / Special Collections Library 2011
West fireplace
completed restoration
2011
Shawn Turung                            multi media fine art Gustave Baumann fireplaces / Special Collections Library


Shawn Turung                            multi media fine art Gustave Baumann fireplaces / Special Collections Library interior main entry

detail of uncovered original G. Baumann motif and signature
interior main entry
Shawn Turung                            multi media fine art Gustave Baumann fireplaces / Special Collections Library
pine columns
motifs at the capitol area

surface cleaned, in-painting - if necessary, protective coating

Shawn Turung                            multi media fine art Gustave Baumann fireplaces / Special Collections Library
pine columns
motifs at the capitol area

surface cleaned, in-painting - if necessary, protective coating

Restoration included historic color fact finding and documentation, repair and stabilization of failing substrate and materials, application of color corrected pigments, placement of original motifs and inclusion of all original decorative features painted by Gustave Baumann.