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March 2012

Thursday March 29 2012

Digital restoration brings a rare photograph back to life

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    • 11.288.2 American ivorytype before treatment and facsimile
    • 11.288.2 American ivorytype albumen print and salted paper photograph

Photograph Conservator Rachel Wetzel was pleasantly surprised when a fragile American ivorytype, a rare photographic process first produced in the mid-1850s, recently arrived in the lab. Treatment would have had a limited success rate, but digital imaging provided a solution.

Monday March 5 2012

Apply now for subsidized risk and preservation needs assessments

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CCAHA is currently seeking applicants for our Risk Assessment and Preservation Needs Assessment programs. Through funding from the National Endowment for the Humanities, CCAHA is able to offer a limited number of subsidized assessments for $350.