Conservation Photography

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Documentation photograph before treatment.  Note the label, scale and color card.

Documentation photograph before treatment. Note the label, scale and color card.

Photography of the object (before, during and after treatment).  This kind of documentation serves as a visible record and also to show the materials and the techniques used for conservation

Treating the artifact.

Treating the artifact.

Artifact during treatment.

Artifact during treatment.

It will also be of a great value to those who will come later to examine or work on the object

The photos can also be used to compare the objects we worked on with photos of other  objects that suffer from similar problems

After treatment, front of the object.

After treatment, front of the object.

After treatment photograph, reverse of the object.

After treatment photograph, reverse of the object.

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About iraqiinstitute

The Iraqi Institute for the Conservation of Antiquities and Heritage is a place where people from around the world come to learn and teach about how to care for the heritage of Iraq.
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