Identification and Preventive Conservation Strategies for Photographic Negatives

Identification and care of Photographic negatives 3

Identification and care of Photographic negatives 2

Identification and care of Photographic negatives 1

The State Hermitage Museum, December 16-18, 2013

Instructor – Mogens S. Koch

Monday Dec 16

Morning – Lecture: History and identification of 19th Cent. Photographic Glass Plate negatives

Afternoon – Practicum: Identification of 19th Cent. Photographic Glass Plate negatives and cleaning of this. Can also be continued on Tuesday afternoon

Tuesday Dec 17

Morning – Lecture: Preventive conservation of 19th Cent. Photographic Glass Plate negatives

Afternoon – Practicum: Visit and brief survey of important Hermitage collection of Negatives and practical handling of Glass Plate Negatives.

Wednesday Dec 18

Morning – Lecture and discussion:

  1. Deterioration mechanisms
  2. Survey and evaluation techniques
  3. Storage requirements
  4. Discussion

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