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Photographic Materials Conservation Catalog
Date: Initiated July 2016
Contributors: Luisa Casella, Stephanie Watkins
The Photographic Materials Conservation Catalog is created and maintained by the Photographic Materials Group of the American Institute for Conservation for the convenience of the membership. The treatments, methods, or techniques described herein are provided for informational purposes. The reader assumes responsibility for any application results or interpretation of information.
Historic Facts Introduced by Gaudin in 1861; (according to Osterman), 1884 Liesegang introduced a ready-made paper, under the commercial name "Aristotype" Historic use period begins "in 1880 when clay coated paper stock was adopted for photography" (Osterman, 2007)
Support: Commonly lightweight rag paper.
Conservation and Treatment
Housing and Storage
Process and Historic Material
- Osterman, Mark. 2007. Collodio-Chloride Printing Out Paper, also know as Collodion Aristoytpe Paper: Rochester, NY: George Eastman House, International Museum of Photography: www.notesonphotographs.org/images; http://www.notesonphotographs.eastmanhouse.org/index.php?title=Osterman,_Mark._%22Collodio-Chloride_Printing_Out_Paper%22/0/0e/Osterman_2007_Collodion_chloride_paper.pdf:
- Stulik, Dusan, and Art Kaplan. 2013. The Atlas of Analytical Signatures of Photographic Processes. Los Angeles, CA: Getty Conservation Institute. http://hdl.handle.net/10020/gci_pubs/atlas_analytical: http://www.getty.edu/conservation/publications_resources/pdf_publications/pdf/atlas_collodion.pdf