Tag Archives: John McLoughlin

M is for McLoughlin’s Melodeon: A-to-Z Challenge

John McLoughlin was the Father of Oregon, and his history is celebrated at the McLoughlin House in Oregon City. We conserved the Prince & Co. Melodeon he gave to his granddaughter, part of a larger collection housed at his home, … Continue reading

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D is for Dragon’s Blood: A-to-Z Challenge

Dragon’s Blood is a pigment that was widely used in furniture finishes before and in the early 19th century.  Synthetic dyes and a shift to different preferences in wood species moved makers away from this very popular finish, and of … Continue reading

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Marguerite McLoughlin’s Sewing Cabinet Speaks

by DKP (Note: I mean to come back to this, to write more and to edit. . .  it is little more than a thought of good writing at this time, and it will evolve as I have time.  Research … Continue reading

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Steamship S.S.Beaver Washstand for the McLoughlin House by DKP

©MPF Conservation.  May be printed for your own use. May be reposted if our url+copyright is used as reference. MPFC recently completed treatment of a washstand for the Mcloughlin House in Oregon City which came from the first steamship to sail … Continue reading

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