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Identification of 19th- & 20th-Century Photographic Processes (Philadelphia, PA)

  • May 30, 2012

This workshop is designed to help attendees identify the various photographic processes found in many collections.  It will examine the layer structure, image material, and deterioration characteristics of each process, from the daguerreotype to the digital print.  Lectures and hands-on activities using an array of historic photographs from CCAHA’s study collection will provide participants with a better knowledge and understanding of photographic processes.

Speaker: Rachel Wetzel, Photograph Conservator, Conservation Center for Art & Historic Artifacts

Location: National Museum of American Jewish History, Philadelphia, PA

Time: 9:30 AM - 3:30 PM (registration begins at 9:15 AM)

Fee: $50

Please note that this program is limited to 40 participants.

Please click here for more information and to register.

The Philadelphia Stewardship Program Collections Care Training programs are partially subsidized through generous funding from the William Penn Foundation, with additional support from the Philadelphia Cultural Fund, the Independence Foundation, and Sovereign Bank.