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Conservation of Photographs 1 (CUMC90009)

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Year of offerNot available in 2019
Subject levelGraduate coursework
Subject codeCUMC90009
FeesSubject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date

This subject introduces the current philosophy, ethics, materials, procedures and techniques that are used in the practical conservation of photographs. Students will identify problems and the appropriate treatment including repairs, consolidation, retouching, surface cleaning and humidification and relaxing.

Intended learning outcomes

Upon completion of this subject students should be able to:

  • demonstrate a sound knowledge and understanding of photographic conservation principles, methodologies and best practice standards;
  • act as informed advocates for cultural material conservation, in particular photographic conservation, and play a leadership role within the sector, actively engaging in critical policy issues;
  • apply critical and analytical skills and methods, and a cross disciplinary understanding and approach, to the identification and resolution of photographic conservation issues; and
  • demonstrate an advanced understanding of conservation treatment approaches and practical experience in the application of interventive measures

Last updated: 10 August 2019