In a second blog post about how we care for our collection, conservator Vanessa Torres looks at how photographs are prepared for travel across the world.
Vanessa is Conservator at the National Science and Media Museum, and is responsible for the physical care of our collection. Vanessa ensures the objects in our collection are maintained in a suitable environment and provides conservation expertise throughout the museum’s teams.
Go behind the scenes and find out how we care for our collection. Here, conservator Vanessa Torres explains how the Ellis collection of daguerreotypes was re-housed.
Large format Polaroid photographs—some more than 2m high and 1m wide—were made in an instant but offer a challenge when it comes to long-term preservation.