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The Horniman Museum and Gardens have places available on this one day training course. The day will be facilitated by ICON award winning photographic conservator Sarah Allen. We are running the same course on consecutive days.
Course title: Caring for Photographic Collections
Trainer: Sarah Allen
Dates: 16 and 17 May 2013
Venue: Horniman Museum and Gardens, Meeting Room
10.00: What are photographs?
- Brief history & description of process
- Method of manufacture/construction
- Factors damaging to photographs
- What is photographic conservation? And why?
10.50: Handling photographic materials
- Methods, materials
- Practical demonstration
11.45: Photographic processes & identification
- Overview of main photographic material types - to be expanded upon
in practical session
12.50 - 13.30: Lunch
13.35: Practical session:
Identification of Photographic Processes Gain experience in handling &
identifying processes & their problems using a group of pre-prepared
14:35: Storage of photographic materials
- Primary housing (methods and materials)
- Secondary housing
Course costs are £28 per person. Lunch is not included. Please contact [log in to unmask] if you would like to sign up.
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