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Lecture on preservation science

From: Jeanette Adams <jead<-a>
Date: Thursday, November 17, 2005
"Scientific Analysis and Materials Research in the Conservation of
Lecture by Dr. Christopher Maines
West Dining Room
Madison Building 6th floor
Library of Congress
101 Independence Avenue SE
Washington DC 20540
10:30 - 11:30am

The Preservation Directorate of the Library of Congress would like
to invite you to the next lecture in its series on Topics in
Preservation Science (TOPS).

Wednesday, November 30, 2005, Dr. Christopher Maines of the
Scientific Research Department of the National Gallery of Art in
Washington, D.C. and author of the forthcoming book "Coatings on
Photographs: Materials, Techniques, and Conservation", will present
"Scientific Analysis and Materials Research in the Conservation of

This talk will describe how scientific analysis of photographs
yields information about the processes used to produce them and
gives insight into the mechanisms of degradation that can endanger
their survivability.

The Topics in Preservation Science lectures are free and open to the
public. For more information about this series, which is continually
expanded and updated, see

Dr. Jeanette Adams, PhD
Preservation Research and Testing Division
Library of Congress
101 Independence Ave., SE
Washington, DC  20540-4560
Fax: 202-707-1525

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