FOCUSING ON PHOTOGRAPHS: IDENTIFICATION AND PRESERVATION
presented by the Conservation Center for Art & Historic Artifacts
June 29 & 30, 2010
This two-day program will focus on the fundamentals of identifying and caring for photographic collections. Using lecture and hands-on demonstrations, topics will be intertwined over the course of the program to give participants a holistic view of identifying photographic materials, housing and caring for these collections, developing appropriate handling and display procedures, and establishing safe storage environments.
Topics covered include:
• Photographic processes and structure
• Identification and care of cased photographs and 19th and 20th century prints
• Handling and labeling photographic materials
• Housing solutions for photographic collections
• Preservation considerations for photographic collections
• Identification of negatives, color prints, and digital prints
• Environmental guidelines for photographs
• Cold storage for photograph collections
The program is intended for collections care staff responsible for photographic collections, such as librarians, archivists, curators, collections managers, stewards of historic house museums, and records.
Fee: $200 CCAHA members/$225 non-members.
Registration deadline: June 15, 2010
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Cosponsored and hosted by Johns Hopkins Sheridan Libraries, Department of Conservation & Preservation.
Major funding for this program is generously provided by the National Endowment for the Humanities.
Questions? Visit our Education Program Calendar at www.ccaha.org, call 215-545-0613 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
PRESERVATION SERVICES ASSISTANT
264 S. 23RD STREET
PHILADELPHIA, PA 19103
t 215.545.0613 f 215.735.9313