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Subject: Internship at Hispanic Society of America

Internship at Hispanic Society of America

From: Mark Rabinowitz <markrabinowitz>
Date: Friday, February 5, 1999
Outdoor Sculpture Conservation Internships
Summer 1999

The Hispanic Society of America, a museum in upper Manhattan housing
one of America's richest collections of Spanish and Spanish Colonial
art and manuscripts, is requesting applications from qualified
candidates for work in outdoor sculpture conservation during the
upcoming summer 1999.

Upon confirmation of  pending expected funding, these paid
internships will concentrate on the treatment of the collection of
sculptures by Anna Hyatt Huntington installed at the museum's
Audubon Terrace.  Successful candidates will receive field training
in conservation practice relevant to bronze and stone sculptures in
the outdoor environment.  Participants will gain experience in
procedures including corrosion removal, cleaning and patination of
bronze and stone cleaning and masonry repair.  Reporting and
documentation standards will be covered.  Investigations and
treatments will also be carried out on other objects within the
museum's collection.

Current students in objects conservation, sculpture, and historic
preservation are encouraged to apply.

Please send cover letter and resume ASAP to:

    Mr. Constancio del Alamo
    Curator of Sculpture
    The Hispanic Society of America
    613 West 155th Street
    New York, N. Y.  10032

For further information please call 212-926-2234 (ext 233).

                  Conservation DistList Instance 12:65
                 Distributed: Tuesday, February 9, 1999
                       Message Id: cdl-12-65-013
Received on Friday, 5 February, 1999

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