After Conservation Treatment

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Lipscomb County Courthouse Vault Door Restoration

2020-2021

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After Conservation Treatment

Marion County Courthouse in Jefferson, TX.  was designed in 1912 by architect Elmer G. Withers.  In 2019 the Texas Historical Commission  awarded a  $ 4.7 million grant for renovations.  van Enter Studio, Ltd was contracted by JRJ Construction for restoration and conservation of all metal furniture & five vault doors, including shutters  & associated hardware.

Marion County Courthouse 2019-2021

After Conservation Treatment

Finished Project

The conservation of paint and decorative art work on the

Lavaca County Courthouse Vault Doors.

Diebold Vault Door
Diebold Vault Door

While remarkably well preserved under 113 years of grime and abuse the large vault at Lavaca County Court House needed an amazing amount of work.

During the Process
During the Process

113 Years of grime had to be removed just to get to the layers of stained shellac.

After Conservation Treatment

Diebold Vault Door
Diebold Vault Door

While remarkably well preserved under 113 years of grime and abuse the large vault at Lavaca County Court House needed an amazing amount of work.

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After Conservation Treatment

Glasscock County Courthouse Vault Door Restoration

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After Conservation Treatment

Navarro County Courthouse

Navarro County Courthouse
Navarro County Courthouse

One of 8 Diebolt vault doors without pediments at Navarro County Courthouse-Before de-installation and Conservation.

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Navarro County Courthouse
Navarro County Courthouse

One of 8 Diebolt vault doors without pediments at Navarro County Courthouse-Before de-installation and Conservation.

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