“There’s no place like…the lab”: Conservation and Scientific Analysis of Dorothy’s Ruby Slippers

A pair of ruby slippers from the 1939 Wizard of Oz film were recently conserved. Read on to learn more about how Smithsonian conservators and scientists identified materials to make informed decisions on treatment and display. Image credit: Wikimedia Commons, Public Domain. Continue reading “There’s no place like…the lab”: Conservation and Scientific Analysis of Dorothy’s Ruby Slippers