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Oct 24, 2014
The “Goings on About Town’ section of the October 20, 2014 issue of The New Yorker opens with a large photo of an antique dress lying on a muslin covered table with small beakers and tools around it. Several pairs of disembodied hands are doing things to it. This photo is the accompanying illustration to […]
Oct 23, 2014
Conservation Photographer As a member of the Conservation Department, the Conservation Photographer provides documentary and analytical imaging services for the Museum. The photographer creates publication quality photographs showing the current condition of works of art and maintains an accessible archive of photographs taken. This role performs X-radiography of objects, develops X-ray film in the department’s […]
Oct 23, 2014
The National Archives and Records Administration (Washington DC area) has announced an opening for a GS-11/12 Conservator.  This is a permanent full time positions that will focus on preparing archival records in a variety of formats for digitization as well as preventive conservation. Applications are due October 31. Please see the link to USAJobs for […]