Reproduction of Original Hall Carpet

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Reproduction of Original Hall Carpet Parrott Foundation donates $75,000 Belleville City Council provided pre-capital budget approval for $77,633 to reproduce the original hall carpet in Glanmore National Historic Site at Monday night’s council meeting. This project includes floor repairs at Glanmore and the custom reproduction of the original Wilton carpet. The majority of this cost

Conservator Ian Hodkinson identified the original location of the picture rail on the breakfast room wall.

Breakfast Room Restoration Project

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The breakfast room underwent structural repairs in early 2013. At that time the lath and plaster in the ceiling was consolidated and ornamental plaster was restored. Ian Hodkinson, Emeritus Professor of Art Conservation, worked to investigate and determine the original decorative scheme of the room. Through his research, he discovered 11 layers of paint and