Paper, Glass, Plastic: Identification and Care of Photographic Negatives


In this video, Monique Fischer, Senior Photograph Conservator at the North East Document Conservation Center (NEDCC), offers an in-depth introduction to the preservation of negatives, including their identification, deterioration, and care. Some of the topics covered include: how to recognize various formats, the preservation problems associated with each format type, storage concerns and preservation priorities, environmental guidelines and proper care and handling. This session was part of the 2017 ATALM annual conference held in Santa Ana Pueblo, New Mexico, on October 10-12, 2017.