Care and Identification of Photographs
April 11-14, 2011
Location: This workshop will be hosted by the Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens (San Marino, CA)
Instructor: Gawain Weaver
REGISTER NOW: http://gawainweaver.com/workshop/care-id-photos-2011-losangeles/
- 4-day workshop
- 280-page color notebook
- 60x LED handheld microscope
- OPTIONAL: Basic Photographic Sample Set
Preservation topics include enclosures, handling guidelines, environmental monitoring, the effects of temperature and relative humidity on collections, and the importance of cold storage for certain photographic materials.
Processes examined in detail include but are not limited to the following: daguerreotype, albumen, collodion and gelatin printing-out processes (POP), matte collodion, gelatin silver, photogravure, offset litho, letterpress halftone, collotype, chromogenic color, inkjet, and dye sublimation. Group ID sessions, using a digital microscope and screen projection, will allow participants to practice their identification skills in a guided setting.
The registration fee for this 4-day workshop is $645 and includes a handheld microscope, and a workshop notebook with lecture handouts, Quick ID Sheets for each process, and a selection of readings on photograph preservation. The Basic Photographic Sample Set, consisting of 18 identified photographic and photomechanical processes, is available with registration for $75.
Due to the hands-on nature of this workshop, the number of participants will be limited to 12.
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The Academy of Certified Archivists (ACA), a certifying organization of professional archivists, will award 15 Archival Recertification Credits (ARCs) to eligible Certified Archivists (CAs) attending this workshop.
WHAT PREVIOUS STUDENTS HAVE SAID ABOUT THIS WORKSHOP:
Can't thank you enough, Gawain! Your knowledge, and the presentation of it, far exceeded expectations.
--Jean Marie Smart, Visual Resources Curator, University of Arizona
Thank you for a jam packed & fascinating, not to mention useful, workshop!
--Mary Anne Redding, Curator of Photography, New Mexico History Museum
For more information, please contact the instructor:
San Rafael, CA