BROWSE RESOURCES ABOUT ‘Photography’

  • This document discusses the guidelines for the maximum light exposure an object in specific categories should receive during one display cycle. CCAHA’s Preservation Resources provide information on a range of preservation topics from assessing priorities, to preparing collections for moving, to emergency preparedness.  This short fact sheet is targeted to staff in collecting institutions or […]

  • These sessions focus on supplying a basic knowledge of the technological developments of photography in the 19th-, 20th-, and 21st-centuries with special focus on albumen, silver gelatin, and chromogenic print materials, and glass plate and film base negatives. Instructor: Debra Hess Norris, Chair of the Art Conservation Department at the University of Delaware, and Professor of […]

  • The Caring for Photographs was intended to strengthen general photograph preventive conservation knowledge and preservation capacity. The course began with an introduction to the technical history of photography, image formation and deterioration, and degradation mechanisms and causes, to prepare librarians, archivists, and collection care specialists with the basic knowledge and critical thinking skills necessary to […]

  • This session will provide a basic familiarity with the fundamental physical and chemical properties of photographic print and negative collections, including albums and scrapbooks, and the causes and mechanisms of their deterioration. Instructor: Debra Hess Norris, Chair of the Art Conservation Department at the University of Delaware, and Professor of Photograph Conservation Webinar 1: Physical […]

  • Caring for Photographs Online Course Webinar 2: Technological Development of Photography-Part 1   These sessions focus on supplying a basic knowledge of the technological  developments of photography in the 19th-, 20th-, and 21st-centuries with special focus on albumen, silver gelatin, and chromogenic print materials, and glass plate and film base negatives. Instructor: Debra Hess Norris, Chair […]

  • Caring for Photographs Online Course Webinar 3: Technological Development of Photography -Part 2 These sessions focus on supplying a basic knowledge of the technological developments of photography in the 19th-, 20th-, and 21st-centuries with special focus on albumen, silver gelatin, and chromogenic print materials, and glass plate and film base negatives. Instructor: Debra Hess Norris, Chair of […]

  • These sessions focus on supplying a basic knowledge of the technological developments of photography in the 19th-, 20th-, and 21st-centuries with special focus on albumen, silver gelatin, and chromogenic print materials, and glass plate and film base negatives. Instructor: Debra Hess Norris, Chair of the Art Conservation Department at the University of Delaware, and Professor of […]

  • Photographs can be found in nearly every historical collection. Edward Jay Pershey provides tips and techniques for museum professionals caring for photographs. Pershey provides a brief history of photography to explain the material used in the various photographic techniques. Creating a collections plan and setting priorities for conservation and care should be applied to the […]

  • The Shiloh Museum’s Photo Use Fees document explains fees and usage conditions for researching, reproduction, use, and any additional fees.

  • The Shiloh Museum’s Photo Image Document Policy lays out the information needed to request an appointment to view photographs, documents, and research files from the museum’s collection. The policy also gives security and preservation standards, information on the use of photographs and documents and the ways in which the museum acquires photographs.