Photograph Conservation & Restoration


hloe Lucas Conservation of photographs in Ontario
Chloe Lucas Conservation of photographs in Ontario

Chloe Lucas Conservation

Chloe Lucas Conservation is a private conservation company specializing in the preservation and conservation of fine art and archival photographs.

We provide high quality conservation treatment and preservation services following the Code of Ethics of the Canadian Association for Conservation of cultural heritage.

The conservation lab is located in Ottawa, ON in the traditional and unceded territory of the Algonquin People. We serve institutions and private individuals in Canada and internationally. Contact us to schedule an initial examination.

Client list


Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto

Association des Archivistes du Québec, Quebec City

Canadian Conservation Institute, Ottawa

Canadian Museum of History, Gatineau

Canadian War Museum, Ottawa

Centre régional d’archives de l’Outaouais, Gatineau

City of Ottawa Archives

City of Ottawa Public Art Program

Corkin Gallery, Toronto

Galerie Yves Laroche, Montréal

Library and Archives Canada, Gatineau

McMaster Museum of Art, Hamilton

National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa

Ottawa Jewish Archives

Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, Ottawa

Royal Ottawa Golf Club

The Image Center, Toronto

Toronto Public Library

Toronto University Fisher Library

University of British Columbia Library and Special Collections


Bibliothèque Historique de la Ville de Paris, France

Centre national des arts plastiques, Paris, France

Centre Pompidou, Paris, France

École Nationale Supérieure des Beaux-Arts, Paris, France 

French Ministry of Defense (Établissement de Communication et de Production Audiovisuelle de la Défense), Paris France

Musée national de la Marine, Paris, France 

Parisienne de photographie, Paris, France

Société Française de Photographie, Paris, France

Chloe Lucas – Owner & Principal photograph conservator

Chloe Lucas photograph conservator in Canada

Chloe Lucas holds a Bachelor degree in History of Art and Archaeology from the Sorbonne University in Paris.

She started working in conservation with a pre-program internship in a private photograph conservation lab in Paris in 2010.

Afterwards, she studied photograph conservation for five years at the Institut National du Patrimoine, under the supervision of Anne Cartier-Bresson. She holds a Bachelor and Master degree in heritage conservation, specialized in the conservation and preservation of photographic materials. Chloe Lucas graduated with honours from the Institut National du Patrimoine in 2016.

During her studies, Chloe interned as a photograph conservator at the National Gallery of Canada, Library and Archives Canada, the Canadian Conservation Institute, and in several private conservation labs in Paris.

Chloe opened Chloe Lucas Conservation lab in Ottawa in 2016, where she works for museums, archives, galleries, businesses and private individuals. Chloe is an accredited member of the Canadian Association of Professional Conservators and a Professional Member of the American Institute for Conservation; she also works as a part-time Photograph Conservator at the Art Gallery of Ontario.

Between her studies and professional work experience, Chloe has been a practising photograph conservator for over ten years. She has the abilities and knowledge necessary to conserve all photographic materials.

Research projects and publication

Chloe Lucas has an interest in scientific research in the conservation and preservation of photographic materials. She has lead and taken part in several research projects with other conservators and scientists, which have been presented at national and international conferences and published in scientific journals.

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