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“Larger Than Life”: Edwin Forrest Mammoth Daguerreotype Conservation Challenges

Senior Photograph Conservator Elena Bulat presented her work on June 20th, 2020 on the Edwin Forrest Mammoth Daguerreotype as part of The Institute of Conservation (ICON) Book and Paper group webinar series "Conservation Together at Home." 

This presentation focused on the conservation challenges and opportunities presented by a mammoth plate daguerreotype of American stage actor Edwin Forrest from the Theatre Collection at Houghton Library, Harvard University. Although mammoth daguerreotypes are very rare, the Theatre Collection has two of these photographs, both...

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Web Archiving

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Born-digital artifacts (such as email, 3-D scans, or architectural drawings) are dynamic, ephemeral, and inter-dependent on a network of rapidly obsolescing...

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ACORN Migration Complete

Preservation Services is pleased to announce that ACORN, A COnservation Records Network, has a new look! ACORN is a workflow management system and database designed and developed by the Weissman Preservation Center in collaboration with Library Technical Services...

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