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The 'artistry' behind protecting and repairing photographs

Clip: 03/05/2019 | 5m 28s

At the Art Institute of Chicago, staff rely on state-of-the-art technology and sophisticated conservation methods, including a massive cold-storage facility, to ensure that the collection of more than 24,000 photographs is preserved. A current museum exhibit teaches visitors how that conservation process works to protect and restore what can cannot be replaced. Jeffrey Brown reports.

Aired: 03/05/19

Rating: NR

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