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Preserving and Identifying Family Photographs with Maureen Taylor

Where: 99-101 Newbury St, Boston MA

When: November 15, 2013 9:00AM - 12:00PM

Description:

Join internationally recognized photograph identification and preservation expert Maureen Taylor for a workshop at NEHGS. In this half-day seminar, participants will learn techniques for identifying important historical and genealogical information in family photos, and how to preserve images from daguerreotypes to digital. Personal consultations with Maureen Taylor will be available after the seminar for an additional charge.

9:00       Registration, refreshments


9:30        Identifying and Dating Family Photographs


This interactive lecture on discovering "who's who" in your family pictures will cover 10 easy steps for naming those unidentified pictures tucked away in shoe boxes. Learn how photographs can give genealogical clues to births, marriages, deaths, and more valuable information.


10:30    Break


10:45    Preserving Family Photographs: 1839 to the Present


From daguerreotypes to digital imaging dilemmas, this session will cover everything a family photographer needs to know about caring for photographs. Topics include printing and sharing digital images, and how to safely label grandparents' pictures.


11:30    Questions


12:00    Conclusion (lunch on your own)


1:00 - 5:00

Individual Consultations with Maureen Taylor (Additional fee applies - click for details)


Register online

$50 per person
This program is sold out. Please email education@nehgs.org or call 617-226-1226 to be placed on a waiting list.

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99 - 101 Newbury Street
Boston, Massachusetts 02116, USA
888-296-3447

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