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Photographic Materials Conservation Group (PhMCG)

From: Angela H. Moor <xfa59<-a>
Date: Monday, September 12, 2005
ICON - Photographic Materials Group
One day Open Meeting and ICON Launch Reception

The Scott Polar Research Institute
University of Cambridge, Lensfield Road
Cambridge CB2 1ER
6 October 2005

Cost of Meeting UKP38.00

Registration 9:30am

Speakers, Titles, Exhibits and Posters, the programme will include:

    The Antarctic photographs of Herbert Ponting
    (exhibition supported by the Heritage Lottery Fund)

    Overview of the photographs in the Scott Polar Research
    Professor Julian Dowdeswell
    Director, Scott Polar Research Institute

    Work-study: treatment of five flood and mould affected Gelatine
    Bromide prints

    CPC Conservation Treatment Archive

    New Frames for Old Masters: An overview of the British
    Library's acetate base transfer programme
    Sandy Ryan
    Preservation Surrogacy Manager, British Library

    Lantern Side: Poor relation or untapped treasure?
    Angela H. Moor
    The Centre for Photographic Conservation

    An introduction to the National Preservation Office and the
    Photographic Preservation Assessment Survey.
    Julia Foster
    Database Development Officer, The National Preservation Office
    The British Library

    Exploiting photographs within a mixed collection
    Carol Morgan
    Archivist, Institution of Civil Engineers

    Photograph under pressure again.
    Stephen Harwood
    Photographic Conservation, National Archives

    The Carbon process. 'the finest and most permanent photographic
    process known' Herbert Ponting 1926.
    Ian L. Moor
    The Centre for Photographic Conservation

Poster Exhibits

    Original Glass Negatives from the Terra Nova Expedition 1911
    SPRI Collection

    "Original Carbon Process materials and images" from the Burnett
    Collection and CPC Teaching Collection

    "Storing Magic Lantern slides" CPC Teaching Collection

Also on display;

    "Relics of the 1845 Franklin Expedition"  Stereoscopic
    Photographs by Lieut' Cheyne RN

    "Daguerreotypes of Sir John Franklin and the Officers of H.M.S.
    Erebus 1845"

    Presentation by Magic lanternist Philip Banham.

The programme will also include lunch, the ubiquitous PhMCG Quiz
with small prize, and a reception for the Launch of the ICON - PhMG.

Cost of Meeting UKP38.00, cheques made payable to Photographic
Materials Conservation Group

For registration please contact:

    Stephen Harwood Hon Sec' and Treasurer
    stephen.harwood<-a t->nationalarchives< . >gov< . >uk

    Angela Moor, Programme Chair
    cphotoconservation<-a t->cpc-moor< . >com

    PO Box 17286 Streatham

Please note you can register online at <URL:>
You will also find directions to the venue, and any further details
of the meeting that may subsequently appear: Links are also
available relating to the work and collections of the SPRI. New web
pages for the group will appear soon, when the new Institute of
Conservation's website is relaunched.

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Received on Monday, 12 September, 2005

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