[Alt-photo] Lecture: Removing Residual Iron from Platinum and Palladium Prints

Don Bryant donsbryant at gmail.com
Sun Oct 11 01:32:49 UTC 2015


Thank you Greg!
On Oct 10, 2015 8:52 PM, "Greg Schmitz via Alt-photo-process-list" <
alt-photo-process-list at lists.altphotolist.org> wrote:

> This is from the most recent edition of Conservation DistList (ConsDist
> 21:29). I thought it might be of interest to some here.
>
> --greg
>
>
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> Date: 9 Oct 2015
> From: Mary Oey <moey<-a t->loc< . >gov>
> Subject: Library of Congress Topics in Preservation Series (TOPS)
>
> Library of Congress
> Topics in Preservation Series Lecture
>
> "Removing Residual Iron from Platinum and Palladium Prints"
> Pickford Theater
> Library of Congress
> 101 Independence Ave SE
> Washington, DC 20540
> James Madison Memorial Building, 3/F
> Wednesday, October 28, 2015
> 10-11 am
>
> Lecture by Dana Hemmenway and Matthew Clarke
>
> Remote access available by webcam
>
> Platinum and palladium photographs often exhibit staining caused by
> residual iron from the original processing of the print.  Dana
> Hemmenway, Senior Photograph Conservator in the Library of Congress
> Conservation Division and Matthew Clarke, Photographic Materials
> Scientist at the National Gallery of Art (currently at the Freer and
> Sackler Galleries), present research investigating the efficacy of
> various chelators to reduce residual iron and minimize visible
> staining in platinum and palladium prints.
>
> The event is free and open to the public.  For more information and
> to register for remote access, please see
>
>     <URL:http://www.loc.gov/preservation/outreach/tops/ptpd/index.html>
>
> Mary Oey
> Conservation Division
> Library of Congress
>
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