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Workshops on historic photographic processes

From: Roger Watson <rwatson>
Date: Friday, February 26, 1999
George Eastman House
1999 Historic Process Workshops

Experience 19th  Century  photography, hands-on in the Historic
Process Workshops given at the George Eastman House, International
Museum of Photography and Film, in Rochester, New York.  This
internationally recognized program is the only series of workshops
recreating the methods of 19th-century photographers.

During April and June, learn the albumen printing process , the most
widely used printing process in the 19th century.  Mike Robinson,
Proprietor of Century Darkroom in Toronto will lead the class
through the procedures from beginning to end.  Make your own albumen
paper and create prints from 19th century negatives.

In June, observe a complete demonstration and then try your hand at
the Wet-Plate Collodion process with Mark and France Scully
Osterman, Wet-Plate Photographers.  Make your own ambrotype
self-portrait under the guidance of these long time expert

In May, watch Kenneth  E.  Nelson,  Daguerreotypist, recreate the
original photographic process. The participants will then be divided
into teams to produce a daguerreotype using the same materials and
formula as the original practitioners.

The 1999 Historic Process Workshops for the year will be held on:

    April 10-11     Albumen Workshop (basic)
    May 1 or 2      Daguerreotype Workshop
    June 12-13      Albumen Workshop (basic)
    June 26 or 27   Wet-Plate Collodion Workshop
    October 16-17   Advanced Wet-Plate Collodion Class

(Participation in the appropriate Workshop or actual experience in
the process is necessary to take an Advanced Class )

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

Class sizes are limited and these workshops filled quickly in the
past, so register soon.  To request a brochure and registration form
or for more information call 716-271-3361, extension 325 and leave a
message or e-mail workshop [at] geh__org

The cost is $150 per one day workshop, $300 per two day workshop and
$350 for an advanced class. Registration form will be available on
our web site within one week. <URL:>

                  Conservation DistList Instance 12:71
                 Distributed: Wednesday, March 3, 1999
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Received on Friday, 26 February, 1999

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