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PMG Collaborative Workshops Bibliographies: Conservation of Daguerreotypes

The Photographic Materials Conservation Catalog is produced by the Photographic Materials Group of the American Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works as a convenience for the membership. The treatments, methods, or techniques described herein are provided for informational purposes. The reader assumes responsibility for any application results.

COLLABORATIVE WORKSHOP IN PHOTOGRAPH CONSERVATION: CONSERVATION OF DAGUERREOTYPES
19 - 23 OCTOBER 2009 Weissman Preservation Center, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA

Bibliography

  • Banta, Melissa. “Framed: The Slave Portraits of Louis Agassiz.” In A Curious and Ingenious Art: Reflections on Daguerreotypes at Harvard. Iowa City: University of Iowa Press for the Harvard University Library, 2000: 42-51.
  • Barger, M. Susan, Russell Messier, and William B. White. “A Physical Model for the Daguerreotype.” Photographic Science and Engineering 26, no. 6 (November/December 1982): 285.
  • Barger, M. Susan, Russell Messier, and William B. White. “Gilding and Sealing Daguerreotypes.” Photographic Science and Engineering 27, no. 4 (July/August 1983): 141-146.
  • Barger, M. Susan, Russell Messier, and William B. White. “Nondestructive Assessment of Daguerreotype Image Quality by Diffuse Reflectance Spectroscopy.” Studies in Conservation 29 (1984): 84-86.
  • Barger, M. Susan, Deane K. Smith, and William B. White. “Characterization of Corrosion Products on Old Protective Glass, Especially Daguerreotype Cover Glasses.” Journal of Materials Science 24 (1989): 1343-1356.
  • Bouchard, M., and D. C. Smith. “Catalogue of 45 Reference Raman Spectra of Minerals Concerning Research in Art History or Archaeology, Especially on Corroded Metals and Coloured Glass.” Spectrochimica Acta Part A 59 (2003): 2247-2266.
  • Centeno, Silvia A., Tania Meller, Nora Kennedy, and Mark Wypyski. “The Daguerreotype Surface as a SERS Substrate: Characterization of Image Deterioration in Plates From the Nineteenth-Century Studio of Southworth & Hawes.” Journal of Raman Spectroscopy 39 (2008): 914-921.
  • Daffner, Lee Ann, Dan Kushel, and John Messinger. “Investigation of a Surface Tarnish Found on 19th-Century Daguerreotypes.” Journal of the American Institute for Conservation 35, no. 1 (1996): 9-21. http://206.180.235.133/jaic/articles/jaic35-01-002.html.
  • Facini, Michelle, et al. “Photographing Ultra-violet Fluorescence With Digital Camera.” WAAC Newsletter 23, no. 2 (May 2001): 12-13. http://206.180.235.135/waac/wn/wn23/wn23-2/wn23-205.html.
  • Golovlev, Valerie V., et al. “Laser Characterization and Cleaning on Nineteenth Century Daguerreotypes.” Journal of Cultural Heritage 1 (2000): s139-s144.
  • Golovlev, Valerie V., et al. “Laser Characterization and Cleaning of 19th Century Daguerreotypes II.” Journal of Cultural Heritage 4 (2003): 134s-139s.
  • Grant, Marsha Simpson. “The Use of Ultraviolet Induced Visible-Fluorescence In the Examination of Museum Objects, Part I.” Conserve O Gram 1/9 (December 2000): 1-3. http://www.nps.gov/history/museum/publications/conserveogram/01-09.pdf.
  • Grant, Marsha Simpson. “The Use of Ultraviolet Induced Visible-Fluorescence In the Examination of Museum Objects, Part II.” Conserve O Gram 1/10 (December 2000): 1-4. http://www.nps.gov/history/museum/publications/conserveogram/01-10.pdf.
  • Newsome, Don. Solarization of Short-Wave Filters. http://uvsystems.com/articles/SOLAR_8_31_90.pdf.
  • Newsome, Don. Understanding Ultraviolet Lights: A Rockhound’s Guide to UV equipment. (9 December 1997). http://uvsystems.com/articles/R_G_Article_5.pdf,.
  • Newsome, Don. UV Lights & Lamps - A Manufacturer’s Perspective. (26 January 2006). http://uvsystems.com/articles/uv_lights_lamps_1-27-2006_5.pdf.
  • Ravines, Patrick, Ralph Wiegandt, Richard Hailstone, and Grant Romer. “Optical and Surface Metrology Applied to Daguerreotypes.” In Conservation Science 2007, Papers from the Conference held in Milan, Italy, 10-11 May 2007. Edited by J. H. Towsend, L. Toniolo, and F. Cappitelli. London: Archetype Publications, 2008: 131-39.
  • Ravines, P., R. Wiegandt, and C. M. Wichern. “Surface Characterisation of Daguerreotypes With the Optical Metrological Technique of Confocal Microscopy.” Surface Engineering 24, no. 2 (March 2008): 138-146.
  • Swan, Alice. “Conservation Treatments for Photographs. A Review of Some Problems, Literature and Practices.” Image 21, no. 2 (June 1978): 24-31.
  • Swan, A., C. E. Fiori, and K. F. J. Heinrich. “Daguerreotypes: A Study of the Plates and the Process.” Scanning Electron Microscopy I (1979): 411-24.
  • Tragni, Claire Buzit. “Theory of Ultraviolet-induced Visible Fluorescence,” “Examination and Documentation of Ultraviolet-Induced Visible Fluorescence-Principles and Working Procedure, and “Daguerreotype Tarnish.” In The Use of Ultraviolet-Induced Fluorescence for Examination of Photographs. Unpublished document. Advanced Residency Program in Photograph Conservation. Rochester, NY: George Eastman House/Image Permanence Institute, 2005: 2-6, 8-18, and 43-56. http://www.arp-geh.org/FileUpload_demo/Tragni2005UVReport.pdf.

Further Reading & Sources

  • Ambler, Louise Todd, and Melissa Banta, eds. The Invention of Photography and Its Impact on Learning: Photographs From Harvard University and Radcliffe College From the Collection of Harrison D. Horblit. Cambridge: Harvard University Library, 1989.
  • Anninger, Anne, and Julie Melby. Salts of Silver, Toned with Gold: Horblit Collection of Early Photography. Cambridge: Houghton Library, Harvard University, 1999.
  • Banta, Melissa. A Curious and Ingenious Art: Reflections on Daguerreotypes at Harvard. Iowa City: University of Iowa Press for the Harvard University Library, 2000.
  • Banta, Melissa, and Curtis M. Hinsley. From Site to Sight: Anthropology, Photography, and the Power of Imagery. Cambridge: Peabody Museum Press, 1986.
  • Barger, M. Susan, and William B. White. The Daguerreotype. Nineteenth-Century Technology and Modern Science. Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins University Press, 1991.
  • Barger, M. Susan. “The Moon, 6 August 1851.” Annual Report for the Year 1989. Middlebury, VT: Christian A. Johnson Gallery, Middlebury College, 1990.
  • Davis, Keith F., with contributions by Jane L. Aspinwall. The Origins of American Photography, 1839-1885; From Daguerreotype to Dry-Plate. Kansas City: Hall Family Foundation in association with the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art/distributed by Yale University Press, 2007. [The first four chapters, pp. 13-151, deal with the American daguerreotype.]
  • Davidhazy, Andrew. Infrared and Ultraviolet Photography: Theory, Technique, and Practice. 2006. School of Photographic Art and Sciences, Rochester Institute of Technology. http://people.rit.edu/andpph/text-ir-uv-book.pdf.
  • Eastman Kodak Company. Ultraviolet & Fluorescence Photography. A Kodak Technical Publication, M-27, 1969 and 1972.
  • Edes, Grace Williamson. Annals of the Class of 1852. Cambridge: Privately printed, 1922.
  • Elliot, Clark A., and Margaret W. Rossiter, eds. Science at Harvard University: Historical Perspectives. London: Associated University Presses, 1992.
  • Genuth, Sara Schechner. “From Heaven’s Alarm to Public Appeal: Comets and the Rise of Astronomy at Harvard.” In Science at Harvard University: Historical Perspectives. Edited by Clark A. Elliot and Margaret W. Rossiter. London: Associated University Presses, 1992: 28-54.
  • Hoffleit, Dorrit. Some Firsts in Astronomical Photography. Cambridge: Harvard College Observatory, 1950.
  • Jones, Bessie Zaban, and Lyle Gifford Boyd. The Harvard College Observatory: The First Four Directorships, 1839-1919. Cambridge: Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 1971.
  • Lowell, James Russell. “Class Day.” In The Harvard Book: A Series of Historical, Biographical, and Descriptive Sketches. Vol. 2. Cambridge: Welch, Bigelow, and Company, University Press, 1875.
  • Nederlands Fotomuseum. Daguerreobase: Collective Cataloging Tool for Daguerreotypes. 2009. http://daguerreobase.org/.
  • Newsome, Don. Further Questions About UV Lamps and Technical Issues. http://uvsystems.com/faq_general.php.
  • Six Exposures: Essays in Celebration of the Opening of the Harrison D. Horblit Collection of Early Photography. Cambridge: Houghton Library, Harvard University, 1999.
  • Story, Ronald. The Forging of an Aristocracy: Harvard & the Boston Upper Class, 1800-1870. Middleton, CT: Wesleyan University Press, 1980.
  • Tower, Charles Carroll. “Photography.” Commencement Essay. Cambridge: Harvard University, 15 July 1855.
  • Van Lennep, William. “The Harvard Theatre Collection.” Harvard Library Bulletin, Vol. 6, No. 3 (Autumn, 1952): 281-301.
  • Williams, Robin, and Gigi Williams. Fluorescence Photography, Medical and Scientific Photography. Last modified May 2002, last accessed August 23, 2009. http://msp.rmit.edu.au/Article_02/index.html.


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