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Gettysburg Painting

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Gettysburg Painting

Gettysburg Painting

Gettysburg Painting

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The 120-year-old painting "The Battle of Gettysburg" needs a $9 million facelift. The painting, by Paul D. Philippoteaux, is enormous — 365 feet long and 27 feet high. David Olin explains the restoration process.

Guest:

David Olin
*Chief conservator for Olin Conservation Incorporated
*Fellow at the American Conservation Institute