The private collector who brought the poster to CCAHA first saw it hanging in the Samson Street Oyster House in Philadelphia -- but it originally served as an advertisement for Restaurant Prunier, a renowned Parisian seafood restaurant.
The episode that features interviews with CCAHA staff and footage of recent treatments will air Monday, August 16, at 8:00 & 11:00 PM, on Ovation TV.
CCAHA conservators recently completed treatment on a diary documenting the first systematic explorations of Wind Cave (Hot Springs, South Dakota) in 1891. Click here to read our July FOCUS on the diary and its author and treatment.
Click here to read about treatment of the Carlisle Indian Industrial School photograph album and about CCAHA's special project to preserve at-risk photographic collections at ten of the nation's Historically Black Colleges and Universities.
After 30 months of assessing conservation priorities, photograph preservation training, and stabilizing at-risk collectons, this groundbreaking initiative is now complete.
Congratulations to CCAHA Paper Conservator Minah Song!