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Conservation Of Francis Light Statue

On the 30th June 2020, a complaint was lodged on a statue that was vandalized with red paint. It was the Francis Light Statue, and the Penang State Museum has been tasked to restore the statue back to its original form.

The action that has been taken by the LMNPP is to carry out cleaning work and consider the condition and the surrounding area for follow-up action to conserve the statue. In addition, this area for follow-up action to conserve the statue. In addition, this conservation process has received expert views from the Conservation Unit of the Department of Museums Malaysia on the appropriate methods and materials to be used for the work. The installation of scaffolding around the monument is to facilitate the process of conservation work carried out.

25th February 2021

Penang State Museum would like to take this opportunity to thank Mr Faiz Azizan, Mr Shahir Daud and Mr Ahmad Sabri from Museum Department of Malaysia for sharing their skills and opinions on conversation methods with regards to the conservation of Captain Francis Light statue, Fort Cornwallis, Penang.

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