SOME APPLICATIONS OF ADOBE PHOTOSHOP FOR THE DOCUMENTATION OF FURNITURE CONSERVATION
JOSEPH GODLA, & GORDON HANLON
1 Infinite Loop, Cupertino, Calif. 95014
Adobe Systems, Inc., 1585 Charleston Rd., P.O.Box 7900, Mountain View, Calif. 94039-7900
Sharp Electronics Corp., Sharp Plaza, Mahwah, N.J. 07430-2135
Fuji Photo Film U.S.A., Inc, 555 Taxter Rd., Elmsford, N.J. 10523
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JOSEPH GODLA trained as a woodworker for many years, beginning in 1975 with the study of guitar making at the Roberto-Venn School of Luthiery and later earning certificates in furniture making from Leeds Design and Michael Coffey School of Fine Woodworking. After earning a B.S. from Johnson State College in Vermont, he received a certificate from the Smithsonian Institution in furniture conservation in 1990 and an accompanying M.A. from Antioch University. He held the position of furniture conservator at the Society for the Preservation of New England Antiquities from 1988 to 1992. Since 1992 he has worked in the Department of Decorative ARts and Sculpture Conservation at the J. Paul Getty Museum where he currently holds the position of associate conservator. Address: J. Paul Getty Museum, P.O. Box 2112, Santa Monica, CA 90407–2112.
GORDON HANLON received his B.A. degree in biology from the University of York, England, in 1979. From 1980 to 1984 he was assistant curator of Road Transport and Agricultural Implements at the Museum of Science and Technology, London. In 1984 he started a four-year studentship at the Victoria and Albert Museum, London, specializing in the conservation of furniture and gilded objects. In 1988 he joined the J. Paul Getty Museum as an intern. He is now associate conservator in the Department of Decorative Arts and Sculpture, specializing in the conservation of gilded furniture. Address: J. Paul Getty Museum, P.O. Box 2112, Santa Monica, CA 90407–2112.