Photograph Conservation & Restoration

Preventive conservation for photographic archives

Chloé Lucas Conservation is offering, with the Association of Archivists of Quebec, a one day workshop, in French, on preventive conservation for photographic archives. Historical photographic archives are inherently fragile and susceptible to be damaged. Photographic materials are sensitive to numerous environmental factors such as temperature, relative humidity and pollutants. …

Conservation treatment of a teared photograph

This article is about a conservation treatment of a teared photograph belonging to the École Nationale Supérieure des Beaux-Arts de Paris (ENSBA). When I received this print, I had little information about it. The ENSBA did not know the author, the depicted city, nor the picture and printing dates. I identified …

Conservation treatment of a water damaged photograph

This article is about the conservation treatment realised on a water damaged photograph by Emile Savitry, Bougnat Boulevard Saint Jacques (1935-1949), belonging to the Bibliothèque Historique de la Ville de Paris (BHVP).