Museum procedure, photographs
Read Online

Museum procedure, photographs by Museum of English Rural Life.

  • 424 Want to read
  • ·
  • 68 Currently reading

Published by [The Museum] in Reading .
Written in English


  • Museum of English Rural Life -- Photograph collections.,
  • Museum registration methods.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

StatementUniversity of Reading, Institute of Agricultural History and Museum of English Rural Life ; [written by] Sadie B. Ward.
ContributionsWard, Sadie B., University of Reading. Institute of Agricultural History.
LC ClassificationsTR6.G72 R47
The Physical Object
Pagination14, [2] p. :
Number of Pages14
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4217583M
ISBN 100704907003
LC Control Number80497231

Download Museum procedure, photographs


• Part II outlines procedures for museum record keeping, including accessioning, cataloging, loans, deaccessioning, photography, and reporting annual collection management data. • Part III provides guidance on access and use for interpretation, education, exhibition, and research. A museum’s documentation system is a set of elements (Accession number, Accession register, manual or computerized files, etc.) that are related to each other and to the museum environment and which are organized in order to manage the objects in the museum’s Size: KB. A visually splendid album, the book is both a treasury of remarkable photographs and a lively introduction to the aesthetics and the historical development of photography. Since , when the Museum accessioned its first photograph, it has assembled an extraordinary and wide-ranging collection of pictures for preservation, study and by: "The critic's job is to place the particular example in the larger context." This book is a brilliant example. Szarkowski here lovingly selects one photograph from each of photographers -- photos from the MOMA collection -- to illustrate the serpentine history of s:

says “Available from SHSI”, the book is part of The State Historical Society’s Resource Center and is available for check out. To check out one of the SHSI books, phone: () and ask for the Resource Center. Also listed in this book are current museum websites on page These sites are full of good information and provide. The need for standardising cataloguing procedures and techniques was also recognised. This would refl ect the national standard of an effective system for recording and retrieving information about collection items. It would also enable computerisation of the catalogue, as the technology became the norm in small museums. Society of American Archivists. 1. Archival Program Administration Mission Statements; Job Descriptions; 2. Appraisal and Acquisition/Accession Accessioning Policies and Documents. K:4 NPS Museum Handbook, Part II () Tripod You must have a sturdy tripod to hold the camera steady when using slow shutter speeds. A tripod with 2 or 3 telescoping section legs and a swivel or pan head is best. Shutter Release Cable Use a shutter release cable for slow shutter speeds to avoid moving the camera when releasing the shutter cable.

Museum records allow you to properly care for and access your collection. You need records to prove ownership, describe the material in the collection, document loans, and locate objects. Museum records insure that museum collections are physically and intellectually available for collections management, interpretation, exhibition, and research. It is a reference guide on how to manage, preserve, document, access and use museum collections. There are three parts to the NPS Museum Handbook: Part I, Museum Collections Part II, Museum Records Part III, Museum Collections Use. NPS Museum Handbook with Quick Reference MB (PDF includes all three parts of the Museum Handbook). Through a continuing program of acquisitions by purchase and donation, the Getty Museum has assembled the finest and most comprehensive corpus of photographs on the West Coast. The collection is particularly rich in works dating from the time of photography’s invention in England and France in the late s and early s. The collection includes paintings, prints, maps, book illustrations, printed ephemera, and other materials that reflect all five boroughs, and span the 17th century to the beginning of the 20th. Image credit: John Bachmann, Birds Eye View of New York and Environs, ca. , Museum of the City of New York, J. Clarence Davies Collection.