Information and discussion on all aspects of British photographic history
Glass plate negatives are found in many collections in museums, libraries and archives. This half day event is aimed at heritage professionals or anyone with responsibility for these collections, who are looking to undertake projects with these materials for the first time. The event will offer introductions into the history of the format, its care and conservation, and will present case studies which demonstrate approaches to digitisation, cataloguing, outreach and interpretation. As such It will also be accessible and open to students and other practitioners.
The event runs is on Thurs 17 May 2018 from 14.00 to 17.30 approx. It will followed by networking event from 17.30-18.30.
Doors open at 13:50.
Coffee & tea will be provided.
The Main Lecture Theatre (A)
London College of Communication
Elephant & Castle
London SE1 6SB
This Free event is a collaboration between The UAL Photography and the Archive Research Centre (PARC), The Past on Glass Project at Sutton Archives, The Edward Reeves Archive Project and The Photographic Collections Network.
Details of the Symposium and how to apply for tickets (Free) can be found here:
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