Preservation Basics for Photographs Overview


This session focused on archival approaches to physically caring for historical and contemporary prints and negatives. Participants gained an understanding of factors causing deterioration and how to address them through proper handling and storage, as well as learn about resources for identifying photographic types and guidelines for selecting storage enclosures. The session was given by Gina Rappaport at the 2014 Post-ATALM Sustainable Heritage Network Workshop, held in Palm Springs on June 13, 2014.