Lens Media Lab on the challenges of daguerreotype conservation

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October 26, 2015

Paul Messier, Head of the Lens Media Lab (LML), was recently quoted in a New York Times article entitled, New Light on Old Photos. The article discusses daguerreotypes, their display, storage, as well as an upcoming Getty exhibit. Messier comments that properly enclosing the images is, “something we’re wrestling with now.” To read the article in its entirety, click here.