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ASDM Photograph Care Workshop in Brookings

  • Thursday, October 25, 2018
  • 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
  • South Dakota Agricultural Heritage Museum
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  • Member of the Ag Heritage Museum or the Association of South Dakota Museums
  • Not a member of ASDM

Registration is closed

Preserve Like a Pro

Learn to preserve photographs for your museum or your own personal collection. This full day workshop includes learning how to make your own protective sleeves and to properly hydrate panoramic photographs. All supplies are included with registration.


ASDM members and SD Agricultural Heritage Museum members are free. Non-members pay $25. All supplies included.


10:00-10:15 am – Welcome and introductions

10:15-11:20 am – Identifying types of photographs and how to care for them

  • Daguerreotypes
  • Ambrotypes
  • Tintypes
  • Glass Plate Negatives
  • Cellulose Nitrate film and negatives
  • Glass Plate Negatives
  • Color photographs and Slides

11:20-11:30 am – Break

11:30-12:00 – Photograph encapsulation

12:00-1:30 pm – Lunch

1:30-2:15 pm – Hydration and drawing for the hydration chamber giveaway

2:15-2:25 pm – Break

2:25-4:00 pm – Digitizing Photographs and born digital materials

·       How to digitize photographs and negatives

·       Photograph editing software

·       Storing scans

·       Born digital materials


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