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Large Format Scanning as an Archival & Conservation Resource

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Workshop VI

PhotoIreland Festival 2012 workshop hosted by Fire at The Copper House Gallery.
This workshop is especially suited to archivists and conservators concerned with archiving and documenting fragile, difficult and / or valuable artefacts. The equipment used at Fire is also used by The Vatican Secret Archive and the Victoria & Albert Museum to archive their collections. Fire can work with originals up to 2400mm x 1800mm in size and can handle scrolls of any length.
Technical details of the scanner here.

This workshop will cover the following:

– Introduction to CRUSE Museum Scanner
– Discussion of physical artefact protection in process
– Discussion of digital archiving and conservation techniques
– Discussion of facilitating artefact accessibility through digital archiving
– Practical techniques demonstration

2 Comments to Large Format Scanning as an Archival & Conservation Resource

  1. Padraic

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  2. PIF12

    Bookings open from Thursday 5th July via this page.