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Courses on photographic conservation

From: Angela Moor <xfa59>
Date: Wednesday, September 9, 1998
Courses at the Centre for Photographic Conservation

The Centre for Photographic Conservation will offer the following
programme of  professional development training courses in the
spring of 1999 on aspects of photographic preservation and
conservation. These courses offer conservators and other heritage
professionals, specialist training in this challenging field, allows
them to polish their skills and upgrade their knowledge of current
developments and techniques.

Rediscovering Historic Photographic Processes. Ref: Prog 99/7
    A five day course providing the opportunity to catch  the
    excitement experienced by the pioneers of photography. Using
    materials and equipment contemporary to the historic processes
    participants are able to develop an  aesthetic appreciation  of,
    understanding of and the manipulative skills needed to produce
    historic photographic processes including the photogenic
    drawing, calotype, salted paper print, direct positive,
    cyanotype and the albumen print.
    Course dates 3rd - 7th May 1999

The Preservation and Conservation of Photographic Materials Ref:
Prog 99/1

    A seven week Certificated professional development course  for
    experienced conservators and conservation students seeking to
    increase and develop their knowledge and experience in the
    preservation and conservation of photographic images. The main
    emphasis of  the course is the development of practical hands-on
    skills, blended with photographic history and photo-chemistry
    which will stimulate  a deeper  understanding and professional
    growth  in this demanding discipline. Throughout the course
    participants will produce reference images and study materials
    which compliment the course handbook, notes and documentation.
    Course dates 3rd May - 18th June 1999

The Preservation and Conservation of Photographic Materials (Theory)
Ref: Prog 99/2

    An intensive three day course covering the identification,
    causes of degradation, conservation treatment options, handling
    and storage of photographic materials aimed specifically for
    those with the care and responsibility for photographic
    collections: Keepers, Curators, Librarians Archivists et al.
    Course dates 10th -12th May 1999

Preservation of Colour Photographic Materials. Ref: Prog 99/10
    This user friendly two day course for curators, conservators,
    slide librarians and photographers, will look at all the factors
    affecting the stability, preservation, treatment,  storage, use
    and choice  of these extremely problematic materials. The course
    handbook and other visual stimuli coupled with informed, clear
    teaching make this a very informative down-to-earth course.
    Course dates 13th - 14th May 1999

The Identification of Photographic Processes. Ref: Prog 99/4
    An in-depth examination of the process and visual, material and
    degradation characteristics necessary for the identification of
    historic photographic processes. A unique opportunity to
    undertake a comparative study of  a wealth of original historic
    images, from  The Centre's collection, from the history of
    photography 1795 to the present day.
    Course dates  17th - 19th May 1999

Preservation of Photographic Negatives: Glass, Nitrate, Acetate and
other sheet and roll film systems. Ref: Prog 99/11
    This two day course for curators, conservators, slide librarians
    and photographers, will focus upon the identification of
    photographic negative materials and the specific care,
    conservation treatment options  and storage needs of this
    diverse material.
        Course dates 20th - 21st May 1999

Conserving Photographs 2.
    An intensive four weeks workshop for experienced conservators
    introducing advanced practical skills and current knowledge and
    developments in the preservation and conservation of paper based
    photographic images. It is assumed that participants have a high
    level of hands-on skills and also photographic process
    identification skills.
    Course dates 21st - June - 16th July 1999

For further information, course outlines and application forms
please visit our web site at:
<URL:> Or contact

    Angela Moor
    The Centre for Photographic Conservation
    233 Stanstead Road, Forest Hill, London SE23 1HU, England UK.
    Fax: +181-314-1940
    xfa59 [at] dial__pipex__com

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                  Conservation DistList Instance 12:26
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Received on Wednesday, 9 September, 1998

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