Photo Conservator Gawain Weaver: Preserving a Photographic Legacy
In this video, Gawain touches on how he came to be a photo conservator, discusses the various ways in which photographs can be damaged by time and the elements, and presents some solutions to the preservation of old photographs.
Gawain mentions that quite frequently he will be asked to restore old photographs because the subjects of those photos have passed on, and this "gives new meaning to them." Watching this video, you can think about how your own family heritage and history is preserved, as Gawain says, "through this little window of paper, and silver, and everything else that makes up a photograph."
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