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The Horae Beatae Mariae Virginis , or book of hours, is a Christian prayer book first popular in the 13th century. These volumes compiled prayers and psalms, sometimes with individualized texts or illustrations that reflected the identity of the original owner. While every book was unique, each...
Applications are now open for CCAHA's Philadelphia Stewardship Program. Funded by the William Penn Foundation, this program has provided collections care training and subsidized assessments to institutions in the Philadelphia area for over 15 years.
This week, the 24th World Scout Jamboree began at Summit Bechtel Reserve, West Virginia. The two-week educational event brings together thousands of members of the National Scout Organizations for a program full of activities, including an exhibit on the organization's history. For the past few...
CCAHA is seeking a full-time housing technician for constructing permanent enclosures, matting, and mounting original works of art and historic artifacts. This position will work closely with the conservation staff and the Manager of Housing and Framing in planning and design of mounts for storage...
Artist and craftsman Jacob Aub was born in Darmstadt, Germany, around 1821 and emigrated to the United States in 1846. He settled in Philadelphia where he struck up a close relationship with fellow engraver and lithographer Norman Friend, who would eventually become Aub's citizenship sponsor and...
CCAHA is seeking a Paper Conservator for a full time, permanent position. The candidate should have demonstrated ability in treating both fine art and archival collections as our client base provides varied and challenging treatment opportunities.