PMG Photograph Conservation Definition and Evolution

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Date initiated September 2020
Page Compiler Luisa Casella
Contributors Alejandra Mendoza


Purpose of Photograph Conservation Definition and Evolution[edit | edit source]

This page focuses on the evolution of photograph conservation as a field and specialty.

Chronology[edit | edit source]


See Also[edit | edit source]

Bibliography[edit | edit source]

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  • Barger, M.S. 1980. Bibliography of Photographic Processes in Use Before 1880: Their Materials, Processing, and Conservation. Rochester, Rochester Institute of Technology.
  • Cartier-Bresson, A. 1981. Synthese des travaux recueillis dans la literature sur la restauration des photographies en noir et blanc, Les Documents graphiques et photographiques: Analyse et conservation. Travaux du centre de recherches sur la conservation des documents graphiques 1980-1981.Paris: Editions du CNRS, II-147.
  • Cartier-Bresson, A. 1987.Une nouvelle discipline: la conservation-restauration des photographies, La recherche photographique, (3), December, 69-73.
  • Clark, W. I974a. George Eastman House Conservation Laboratory. List of Supplies. George Eastman House Conservation LaboratoryArchives, 1974.
  • Clark, W. I974b. Conservation Center Laboratory. What are the objectives? Rochester, NY,George Eastman House Conservation LaboratoryArchives.
  • Clark, W. 1979. A Bibliography on Conservation of Photographs, Image, 22 (2),32.
  • Crabtree, J.I. 1921.Stains on Negatives and Prints. Their Cause, Prevention and Removal, American Annual ofPhotography, 25 (35), 204-240.
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  • Downey,L. & Mulligan, T. 2000. A Voice for the Prints, in T. Mulligan, (ed.) The Photography of Alfred Stieglitz. Georgia O'Keeffe's Enduring Legacy.Rochester, NY: George Eastman House, 7-16.
  • Doherty, R.J. 1977. Editorial: Conservation and Photographs, Image, 20 (3-4), September/December, 33.
  • Eaton, G.T.1970. Preservation, Deterioration, Restoration of Photographic Images, The LibraryQuarterly, 40 (I), January, 85-98.
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  • Hendriks, K.B.& Hopkins, D. 1982. Conservation of Photographic Materials. A Basic Reading List. Ottawa: Public Archives of Canada.
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  • Mendoza, Alejandra. 2009. Current Status of Treatment Practices in Photograph Conservation. Advanced Residency Program Capstone Project. George Eastman House. Available here.
  • Orraca, J. 1972.Final Report on NEAGrantA72-0-9I1. Rochester, NY: George Eastman House Conservation Laboratory Archives.
  • Orraca, J. 1973.The Conservation of Photographic Materials, Bulletin of the American Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works 13(2), 32-38.
  • Ostroff, E. 1967.Preservation of Photographs, The Photographic Journal 107 (10), October, 309-314.
  • Rath, F.J. & O'connell, M.R. 1979. Care and Conservation of Collections. A Bibliography on Historical Organization Practices. Nashville, Tennessee: American Association for State and Local History. (Reese, R S. comp.).
  • Reilly, J. 1978.The Manufacture and Use of Albumen Paper, Journal of Photographic Science and Engineering 26 (4), JulyI August, 151-161.
  • Romer, G. 1984. Some Notes on the Past, Present and Future of Photographic Preservation, Image 27 (4), December, 16-23.
  • Swan, A.1978.Conservation Treatment for Photographs: A Review of Some of the Problems, Literature and Practices, Image, 21(2), June, 24-31.
  • White, M. 1955.Care and Preservation of the Old Photographs and Negatives, Image 4 (8), November, 50-60.


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