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Date:
March 3, 2018
Time:
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Location:
Montpelier Mansion/Historic Site
Address:
9650 Muirkirk Road
Laurel, MD 20708
Contact:
301-377-7817; TTY 301-699-2544
Cost:
$10/per person
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Photo Preservation Workshop

Saturday, March 3, 2018


Led by Montpelier’s Collections Manager Joseph Sherren, this workshop will introduce you to some of the techniques used by conservators to care for and store photographic images. The workshop will consist of an overview of the photographic process and discussion on identifying types of photographs.

We will discuss environmental agents that degrade photograph media, basic techniques to slow them down, and basic maintenance of your photographs. You will learn to recognize and understand the needs of photographic materials, the basics of storage, conservation, and preservation to keep your family’s photographs in excellent condition for years to come.

Ages: 18 and older