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Fellows Colloquium—Understanding and Sustaining History: Applied Technical Analysis from the Macro- to the Nanoscale

Free with Museum admission

During a series of eleven Friday colloquia this spring, our current fellows present brief papers on their research and explore related scholarly questions. These Friday sessions take place from March 3 through May 19 starting at 10 am. (No session on April 7.) Today's schedule is:

SESSION 1    10 AM

A Story from Storyville: Glass Plate Negatives by E. J. Bellocq

Elsa Thyss, Andrew W. Mellon Research Scholar in Photograph Conservation, Department of Photograph Conservation


Applications of X-ray Fluorescence Imaging in the Collection of The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Louisa Smieska, Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Conservation Fellow, Department of Scientific Research


How Was It Painted? A Scientific Investigation of Traditional Binding Media: From Proteins to Gums, from Oils to Waxes

Clara Granzotto, Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Conservation Fellow, Department of Scientific Research


SESSION 2    11:30 AM

Multitechnique Microanalysis for Investigating Binary Red Dye Mixtures in Nineteenth-Century Navajo Textiles, and the Characterization of Arsenic Sulfide Pigments in Meiji-Period Japanese Prints

Stephanie Zaleski, Sherman Fairchild Foundation Conservation Fellow, Department of Scientific Research


Elucidating Daguerreotype Degradation through Surface Species Formation Using Localized Surface Plasmon Resonance Spectroscopy

Andrea Schlather, Annette de la Renta Fellow, Department of Scientific Research


Moderator: Julie Arslanoglu, Research Scientist, Department of Scientific Research

Assistive listening devices are available from the ushers.Assistive listening devices are available from the ushers.

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