Preservation of Family Photographs with Paul Malone

We’re excited to announce that Paul Malone, Director of Preservation Services, will be joining us next month for a special talk on how to take care of your very precious family photographs!

Paul has extensive experience in the conservation of heritage materials, and was the Senior Conservator and Manager of the State Library of W.A.’s preservation branch before starting up his own practice.

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In this session, Paul will be going over the different photographic image types, the causes of deterioration of photographs, appropriate storage to help offset deterioration, copying methods for preservation, display requirements for the original images and he will also focus on digital copying and the use and storage of negatives.

Wednesday 13 August
2pm – 4 pm
South Perth Library, Function Room

Bookings essential (this is a free event)
Call 9474-0800 or book online

Is it finally time to deal with this mess? (hint, hint)

 

Talking ’bout my generation – 2014 City of South Perth Local History Awards

TBMG2014It’s that time again, we want you to tell us a little bit ’bout your generation!

All it takes is 250 words to share something that is near and dear to your heart about South Perth (and go in the running for some great prizes!)

How do you enter, you ask?

Simply choose one of the following sentence starters to begin and in 250 words or less, tell us your memories and stories of South Perth:

  • My favorite place…
  • My suburb…
  • My community…
  • My environment…
  • My group…
  • My business…
  • My workplace…
  • My school…
  • My favorite thing about [my suburb]…
  • My fondest memory of [my suburb]…

See the entry form brochure for more information on how to enter.
Entries are open from July 2014 to Friday 26 September 2014 at 5:30 pm.

So what are you waiting for? Get talking ’bout your generation today!