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Workshops on historic photographic processes

From: Grant Romer <romer>
Date: Friday, January 12, 1996
George Eastman House
1996 Historic Process Workshops

Hands on. Experience 19th Century photography in the Historic
Process Workshops at the George Eastman House in Rochester, New

In March and June, see the Wet-Plate Collodion process up close with
Mark and France Scully Osterman, Wet-Plate Photographers. Make your
own ambrotype self-portrait (to take home) under the guidance of
these expert practitioners.

In May, watch Kenneth E. Nelson, Daguerreotypist, recreate the
original photographic process.  Then work with a small group to make
a daguerreotype (paper copies of the plates will be sent to the

Explore the history and conservation practices for these processes
with Grant Romer, Director of Conservation and Museum Studies.

The 1996 Historic Process Workshops for the first half of the year
will be held on:

    March 16
    Wet-Plate Collodion Workshop

    May 4
    Daguerreotype Workshop

    June 22
    Wet-Plate Collodion Workshop

All workshops are for the full day, from 9 AM to 5 PM.

Registration is limited to 12 people for the Wet-Plate Collodion
Workshop and 16 people for the Daguerreotype Workshop.  These
workshops sold out quickly in the past, so register soon by calling
(716) 271-3361, extension 218.  The cost is $80 ($72 for museum

                  Conservation DistList Instance 9:55
                Distributed: Wednesday, January 17, 1996
                        Message Id: cdl-9-55-010
Received on Friday, 12 January, 1996

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