Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2012.
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This subject is not offered in 2012.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 40 hours of lectures. |
Total Time Commitment:
Estimated total time commitment of 120 hours.
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For the purposes of considering requests for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Students Experiencing Academic Disadvantage Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Description, Subject Objectives, Generic Skills and Assessment Requirements of this entry.
School of Melbourne Custom Programs
Level 3, 442 Auburn Rd
Hawthorn VIC 3122
Phone: 9810 3245
This subject examines the physical and environmental causes of deterioration of photographic, film and digital cultural material, and how these can be mitigated. Areas of study include biological attack, chemical pollutants, light exposure, fluctuations and extremes of relative humidity and temperature, physical stresses, vandalism, natural and human caused disasters. Students will examine a range of enclosures, and storage options for photographs, film and digital material. Students will undertake testing for deterioration and become familiar with current industry standards.
By the end of this subject, students will be able to:
Assessment comprises three components:
Lavedrine, Bertrand 2009 Photographs of the Past; Process and Preservation. The Getty Conservation Institute, Los Angeles
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This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
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Students who successfully complete this subject will develop their:
|Links to further information:||www.mccp.unimelb.edu.au|
Specialist Certificate in Preservation of Photographs |
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