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Workshop on photograph identification and preservation

From: Kim Andrews <kandrews<-at->
Date: Monday, July 6, 2009
Focusing on Photographs: Identification and Preservation
presented by the
Conservation Center for Art and Historic Artifacts
Philadelphia, PA
September 22-23, 2009

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, caring for these collections, developing
appropriate handling procedures, and establishing safe storage
environments.

Day 1

    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

Day 2

    Preservation considerations for photographic collections

    Identification of negatives, color prints, and digital prints

    Environmental guidelines for photographs

    Cold storage for photograph collections

Speakers:

    Gary E. Albright
    Paper and Photograph Conservator
    Private Practice, Honeoye Falls, NY

    Barbara Lemmen
    Senior Photograph Conservator
    Conservation Center for Art and Historic Artifacts,
    Philadelphia, PA

    Gawain Weaver
    Photograph Conservator
    Private Practice, San Rafael, CA

    Rachel Wetzel
    Photograph Conservator
    Conservation Center for Art and Historic Artifacts,
    Philadelphia, PA

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.  Major funding for this
program is generously provided by the National Endowment for the
Humanities.  Hosted and cosponsored by The Athenaeum of
Philadelphia.

For more information and to register online, go to

    <URL:http://guest.cvent.com/EVENTS/
        Info/Summary.aspx?e=8ce68ab3-6dac-4cb4-ad3b-ec8110133946>

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    email. There should be no newline.

Still have questions? Visit our Education Program Calendar at
<URL:http://www.ccaha.org>, call 215-545-0613 or email pso<-at->ccaha<.>org

Kim Andrews
Preservation Services Officer
Conservation Center for Art and Historic Artifacts
264 S. 23rd Street
Philadelphia, PA  19103
215-545-0613
Fax: 215-735-9313


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