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Ian L. Moor

Time: March 10, 2014 to May 13, 2014
Location: The Centre for Photographic Conservation London
Website or Map: http://www.cpc.moor.dial.pipe…
Phone: 02086903678
Event Type: photographic, preservation, and, conservation, training, courses
Organized By: Ian L Moor
Latest Activity: Apr 30, 2014

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Event Description

The Centre for Photographic Conservation is offering a programme of courses and workshops on aspects of the preservation and conservation of historic photographs. Course tutors Ian Moor and Angela Moor communicate their knowledge, expertise and passion in such a way as to bring alive the history and diversity of photography whilst still  addressing the 21st Century problems of preserving and conserving this evocative and transient medium. Preservation and Conservation of Photographic Materials. Ref: 100/1

A seven-week "Certificated" career and professional development course for experienced conservators and conservation students

Course dates: 14th April - 30th May 2014


Preventive Conservation of Photographic Materials (Theory) Ref: 100/2

An intensive four-day course covering the identification, causes of degradation, conservation treatment options, handling, exhibition and storage of photographic materials.

Course dates: 10th-13th March 2014


The Identification of Photographic Processes. Ref: 100/4

An in-depth examination of the visual, process chemistry, material and degradation characteristics necessary for the identification of historic photographic processes.

Course dates: 21st - 24th April 2014


MASTER CLASS I - Advanced Photographic Conservation Techniques. Ref: 100/5

This four-week workshop is for experienced conservators introducing advanced hands-on skills and current knowledge and developments in the preservation and conservation of paper based photographic images. It is assumed that applicants will have a high level of practical skills and also photographic process identification skills. Preference will be given to past participants of The Centre's "Certificated" course (Ref:100/1).

Course dates: 9th June - 4th July 2014


Rediscovering Historic Photographic Processes. Ref: 100/7

A five-day practical workshop providing an opportunity to relive the excitement experienced by the pioneers of photography combined with a user friendly grounding in photo-chemistry.  Processes taught include Fox Talbot's Photogenic Drawing and Calotype, the Salted Paper print, Fife's Direct Positive, Herschel's Cyanotype and Niépce de St. Victor's Albumen print.

Course dates: 14th - 18th April 2014 or 13th - 18th July 2014


The History, Development, Preservation & Conservation of Albums,

Photographically Illustrated Printed Books and Photographically Illustrated Books. Ref: 100/9

A four-day course looking at the development, history, design, structure, materials, use, handling and the preservation and conservation treatment of photographic albums, photographically illustrated printed books and photographically illustrated books.

Course dates: 17th - 20th March 2014


In-house Training Courses and Lecture Programmes. Ref: 100/19

The Centre also offers heritage and business institutions the opportunity to train their personnel In-house. Training courses both practical or theoretical are offered in all aspects of the preservation and conservation of photographic materials, disaster preparedness, recovery and rehabilitation techniques and procedures, and enable collectors or collections managers in both the public and private sectors to more accurately identify local, geographic and in-house needs. For course outlines please visit the Centre's website

Please telephone +44 (0) 20 8690 3678,

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