Caring for Photographs: Agents of Deterioration and Handling
Have you every wondered why your photographs fall apart and what you can do to reduce this? This is the on-line course for you. We will look at the ten agents of deterioration as they affect photographic material, going through the simple steps that you can take to reduce their effects and examining handling in detail. By the end of the session you will understand how the ten agents of deterioration cause photographs to degrade, be able to implement simple steps to slow down how quickly your photographs fall apart and be able to handle your photographic material with confidence. Bring your questions about your photographic collections because your interaction is positively encouraged.
The course will be run by Lorraine Finch an accredited conservator with over 25 years experience in conservation. She works with archives and specialises in the conservation and preservation of film, sound and photography. She has been employed in national museums and libraries, and for the last 15 years has run her own business, LF Conservation and Preservation.
This session is aimed at museum volunteers and staff in the East Midlands. Depending on the popularity of the event we may be able to accept delegates from outside of the region – however these places will not be confirmed till the week of the workshop. It will be run on the meeting platform zoom and joining instructions will be sent 24 hours in advance.
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