LAHORE - The three day workshop on picture wall concluded at Lahore Fort Wednesday. The workshop was aimed at assessing and discussing the preservation work carried out on the picture wall.

A prototype preservation was carried out on a 45-feet high and 30-feet wide panel on the western segment of the Picture Wall by Aga Khan Trust for Culture (AKTC) and the Walled City of Lahore Authority (WCLA) involving the experts from Italy, Switzerland, Germany, France and Sri Lanka.

This preservation process started in 2016 and completed in December 2017. The workshop is a follow-up on the prototype.  AKCSP CEO Salman Beg, Walled City of Lahore Authority Director General Kamran Lashari and other notables were attended the event.

During the three days, a brief introduction of future plans for Lahore Fort including Picture Wall was given and overall presentation scheme with some details of the scientific aspects of conservation were explained.  Experiences of the conservators were shared with the participants. Conceptual and philosophical framework, methodology and procedures adopted for this preservation were discussed. The participants were given a tour of Lahore Fort in electric cars, they also visited Royal Kitchen, quadrangles and other parts of Fort.

 

 

OUR STAFF REPORTER