Original Stuffed Winnie-the-Pooh Restored by NY Public Library

artnet News | Caroline Elbaor:

As if story-time couldn’t get any better, the New York Public Library has just placed the original Winnie-the-Pooh dolls back on view, after nearly a year of conservation. The stuffed animals, which the library has owned since 1987, underwent a surprisingly-extensive round of refurbishment, including the insertion of interior metal supports for posture, application of nylon Maline net over scruffy areas, and even the humidification and reattachment of Piglet’s snout… Read more

Image: Winnie-the-Pooh and company post-conservation. Courtesy New York Public Library’s Digital Imaging Unit