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Subject: Internship at Peabody Essex Museum

Internship at Peabody Essex Museum

From: Karina Corrigan <karina_corrigan>
Date: Friday, May 5, 2000
Summer Intern
Peabody Essex Museum

The Asian export art department seeks an individual to coordinate
the rehousing of the department's collection of 2000 works on paper
from China, Japan, and India. Approximately 65% of the collection is
presently housed inadequately. This project involves a preliminary
survey and photodocumentation of the collections, interleaving with
acid-free paper, mat cutting (where appropriate), and construction
of encasements or supports for more fragile materials.

The intern will work independently on this project. However, T.K.
McClintock, a private paper conservator in Somerville, MA will
provide a day of supervision at the beginning of the internship.
Will Phippen, Deputy Director of Collections, Conservation, and
Publications at the Peabody Essex Museum (who trained as an objects
conservator) will be available for limited supervision throughout
the duration of the internship.  Asian export art department staff
will supervise the intern's daily progress.

Qualifications: College or graduate-level work (or equivalent) in
conservation or art history.  The ability to work independently is a

This internship comes with a stipend of $1,500. The internship would
ideally run from June 14th to August 18th.

Please send inquiries to

    Karina Corrigan
    Assistant Curator of Asian Export Art
    Peabody Essex Museum
    East India Square
    Salem, MA 01970.

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