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Subject: Glass plate negatives

Glass plate negatives

From: Luisa Casella <luisa.casella<-a>
Date: Monday, September 22, 2008
Ingeborg Eggink <ieggink [at] stadsarchief__amsterdam__nl> writes

>We would like to use the sandwich-method (mounting the broken pieces
>between new glass plates). I would like to know which type of glass
>can be used best for the 'sandwich' (composition, thickness etc.)

I would recommend Katharine Whitman's final report for the Advanced
Residency Program in Photograph Conservation, titled "History and
Conservation of Glass Supported Photographs", available in PDF:


Katharine addresses most of the issues regarding conservation of
these objects and presents many case studies you may find useful.

Luisa Casella

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