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Subject: ICOM-CC Photographic Records Working Group

ICOM-CC Photographic Records Working Group

From: Riitta Koskivirta <riittako>
Date: Friday, May 28, 2004
ICOM-CC Photographic Records Working Group's Interim Meeting
Instituut Collectie Nederland, Amsterdam
October 4-5, 2004

ICOM-CC Photographic Working Group's Interim Meeting will be held
October 4-5, 2004, in Amsterdam. The Meeting will be hosted by the
Instituut Collectie Nederland (ICN), Gabriel Metsustraat 8,

Registration for the meeting is now open. Please be sure to submit
your registration form on or before the July 15th deadline.

To register to the meeting, please ask for a registration form
(riitta.koskivirta [at] fmp__fi). It can be sent by e-mail, by snail mail,
or by Fax: to the given address. Once the registration is received,
we will send out more information. Please note that there are a
limited number of seats available and they will be given out on a
first come, first serve basis.

There is no charge for attending the meeting, but an 8 Euros/day fee
for buffet style lunches  (sandwiches, fruit, juice, milk) will be
charged in cash at the registration desk on arrival at the meeting

The Program: A wide-ranging program including 17 papers and two
posters will be presented during the two day meeting. A list of the
presentations is in the end of this message. Most of the abstracts
of the presentations will be available online on the internet in the
near future.

Pre-Meeting Activities:

In addition to the presentations, there will be visits available
those who arrive earlier.

Before the actual meeting, it is possible to visit two interesting
conservation laboratories. There is no charge for the pre-meeting
tours. Both labs are easily accessible by public transportation. If
you wish to take advantage of these opportunities, please make a
mark in the suitable box on your registration form.

Saturday, October 2, 2004, 2pm

    Visit to Fotorestauratie Atelier C.C. von Waldthausen
    (photograph conservation lab Amsterdam), Van Diemenstraat 410,
    Suite B.01, Amsterdam. Clara von Waldthausen will give a
    workshop on technical description and discussion of
    consolidation of flaking emulsions of autochromes. Maximum 8
    people, but the workshop can be given in two sessions, in the
    morning and in the  afternoon if more are interested.

    Tram 3 from Museum plein, get out at the last stop. From there
    straight ahead 5 minutes walk.

Sunday, October 3, 2004, between 2 and 4pm

    Visit to National Conservation Studio, Rotterdam (now part of
    the Netherlands Museum for Photography), Witte de Witstraat,

    The host will be Hans de Herder, Head of Conservation. Maximum
    10 people, if more show interest, 2 visits can be arranged.

    Public transportation: Train from the Amsterdam Central Station
    to Rotterdam CS. Take tram 4 from the CS to the halte Witte de

Accommodations: All meeting attendees are asked to make their own
hotel reservations. Please note that Amsterdam is a very popular
place all year long and it is advisable to make the reservations
well in advance. To help in finding a room, Clara von Waldthausen
has compiled a list of hotels, which will be sent by request (from:
Riitta.Koskivirta [at] fmp__fi).

List of Talks:

    Treatment Oriented Papers:

    Silvia Berselli and Isabella Genovese, Italy
    Giuseppe Enrie: Restoration and History of the Holy Shroud

    Taiyoung Ha, Austria
    Aqueous Treatments on Salted Paper Prints

    Andreas Gruber and Taiyoung Ha, Austria
    Historical Protective Coatings Made of Zapon Lacquer Used on the
    Daguerreotypes in the Albertina Photography Collection

    Maria Matta, Greece
    The conservation of a 19th century photographic panorama,
    belonging to the Photographic Archive of the Benaki Museum

    Sara Innocenti, Italy
    Preservation and restoration of Goglio's archive - glass plate

    Preservation-Oriented Papers:

    Sanneke Stigter, Netherlands
    Retouching with Light: Ethical Problems and a Solution in the
    Conservation of Faded Colour Photographs in the Work of Ger van

    Sandra Baruk, Brazil
    Preventive Conservation Policies for Brazilian Photograph

    Historic Research and Technical Investigations:

    Kate Jennings, United Kingdom
    Nineteenth Century Paper Negatives: Investigations with Scanning
    Electron Microscopy and Light Fading

    Lisa Barro and Nora Kennedy, United States
    Overexposure and Old Hypo: Gustave Le Gray's Innovative Working
    Methods 1849-1855

    Barbara Brown, Dusan Stulik and Herant Khanjian, United States
    Three Metallic Photographic Prints from the Humanities Research
    Center Collection

    Bill Wei, Netherlands
    Issues in the Conservation of Face-Mounted Photographs

    Cataloging and Digitization:

    Edwin Klijn, Netherlands
    SEPIADES: one but not the same. Unifying the diversity of
    Europe's visual memory

    Luis Pavao, Portugal
    Digitization Projects: A Sea of Hope

    Maddalena Sterna, Italy
    The digital condition and treatment report. An example from
    Centro per il Restauro e la conservazione della fotografia -


    Debbie Hess Norris and Jae Mentzer, United States
    Readings in Photograph Conservation: Identifying Fundamental
    Publications in Our Field

    Martin Jurgens, Germany
    A Summary of the European Workshop for Photograph Conservators

    Clara von Waldthausen, Netherlands
    An Introduction to the Goals of COST ACTION Working Group G8:
    "Non-Destructive Analysis and Testing of Museum Objects"


    Lydia Egunnike, Australia
    An Investigation into the History and Evolution of Opalotypes

    Clara von Waldthausen, Netherlands
    Surface Characteristics of Freeze-dried, Water Soaked

    Riitta Koskivirta
    +358 9 686 63618
    Fax: +358 9 686 63630
    riitta.koskivirta [at] fmp__fi

    Nora Kennedy
    Assistant co-ordinator
    nora.kennedy [at] metmuseum__org

Riitta Koskivirta

                  Conservation DistList Instance 17:71
                   Distributed: Friday, May 28, 2004
                       Message Id: cdl-17-71-011
Received on Friday, 28 May, 2004

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