Middle East Photograph Preservation Initiative

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Getty Voices: Preserving the Photographs of the Middle East

© Fouad Debbas Collection

Training a new generation of museum professionals to preserve the rich photographs collections of the Middle East. More»

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Preserving the Photographic Heritage of the Middle East

Self-portrait by photographer Camille el Kareh, taken in Lebanon in the 1920s

We treasure our family photos because they are reminders of meaningful memories. The same can be said of the photographic collections held by institutions, for they represent who we are and where we have been. When photographs become damaged or… More»

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