INVESTIGATION OF A SURFACE TARNISH FOUND ON 19TH-CENTURY DAGUERREOTYPES
LEE ANN DAFFNER, DAN KUSHEL, & JOHN M. MESSINGER
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LEE ANN DAFFNER holds a B.A. in fine art printmaking from San Francisco State University and an M.A. and certificate of advanced study in conservation (1994) from the State University College at Buffalo. She is currently an Andrew W. Mellon Fellow in conservation at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York. Address: Paper Conservation Department, Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1000 Fifth Ave., New York, N.Y. 10028.
DAN KUSHEL received an M.A. in 1972 and completed doctoral course work in art history at Columbia University. He also holds an M.A. and certificate of advanced study in conservation (1976) from the State University College at Oneonta (Cooperstown Graduate Program in Conservation). He served as assistant conservator at the Brooklyn Museum and in 1978 joined the faculty of the Cooperstown Graduate Program (now the Art Conservation Department, State University College at Buffalo), where he currently holds the rank of professor, teaching in the areas of technical examination and documentation and paintings conservation. Address: Art Conservation Department, Rockwell Hall 230, State University College at Buffalo, 1300 Elmwood Ave., Buffalo, N.Y. 14222.
JOHN M. MESSINGER II received his Ph.D. in organic synthesis from the State University College at Buffalo in 1986. That year, he joined the faculty of the Art Conservation Department of the State University College at Buffalo as assistant, and then associate, professor of conservation science. In 1993, he resigned his position at the college to enter the School of Dental Medicine of his alma mater to pursue studies leading to the DDS. Address: As for Kushel.