New Masterclass “Paper, Glass and Plastic: Identification and Care of Photographic Negatives” on May 3-4 2018

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This two-day masterclass course on the Identification and Care of Photographic Negatives will be held by Monique Fischer at the Photographic Archive of the American Academy in Rome (AAR). It offers an in-depth introduction to the preservation of negatives, focusing … Continued

New Masterclass: "Color Before Color" on April 10 -11, 2017

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This two-day masterclass course on the identification and care of hand-colored photographs is focused on the main historic photographic processes involving coloring, starting with the earliest experiments with daguerreotypes. Janka Krizanova will present the fascinating history of hand-coloring in photography … Continued

DagNews: Daguerre's manual found in Mafra National Library, Portugal

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Last November 2013, photographic conservator  Luis Pavão and his team (LUPA, Lisbon) had the opportunity to work in the Mafra National Library where they found some very interesting 19th century photographic manuals as part of the Possidónio Joaquim da Silva (1806 -1896) estate. Among … Continued