A guide to the preventive conservation of photograph collections
Getty Conservation Institute, Feb 18, 2003 - Photography - 286 pages
A Guide to the Preventive Conservation of Photograph Collections synthesizes and distills the vast body of recent research in the conservation of the photographic heritage. The authors review the remarkable developments that have led to a new understanding of both the fragility of photographs and the means available to preserve them. Originally published in France, this volume is now available in English, intended as a practical handbook for conservators, curators, collection managers, and others interested in preserving our photographic legacy. Book jacket.
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The Vulnerability of Photographs
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