The Photograph Information Record

For photographers and artists making fine art photographic prints there is a great form available that documents the creation and history of the print. The Photograph Information Record or PIR is an invaluable tool for the current state of the print as well as for future preservation.

A recent blog post by AIC, American Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic works, explains the continuing evolution of this document.

http://www.conservators-converse.org/2012/06/pir/

To download the current version of the document go to: http://www.conservation-us.org/index.cfm?fuseaction=Page.ViewPage&PageID=949

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