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May 27, 2015
Jana Dambrogio, Thomas F. Peterson Conservator, MIT Libraries, presented the first of three sections in this talk – an introduction to the work she and others have been doing to discover letterlocking. As letterlocking models were handed out to the audience, Jana began by defining letterlocking as “the folding and securing of any object so […]
May 27, 2015
During the Architecture Specialty Group Session, Alicia Fernandez Boan focused on the conservation efforts and needs for two World Monument sites that represent the salt peter mining era in Chile. The salt peter works are remains of human activity in the Atacama desert. Operation began as part of Peruvian territory in mid-19th century. They were […]
May 27, 2015
Preventive Conservator, Smithsonian’s Museum Conservation Institute The Smithsonian’s Museum Conservation Institute (MCI) is seeking a Conservator with a specialization in preventive conservation of museum collections and their environments. The Preventive Conservator will examine museum collections and conduct appropriate treatments documenting the processes in accordance with practices and tenets of the profession, will conduct research pertinent […]