Anais do Museu Paulista: História e Cultura Material
On-line version ISSN 1982-0267
CARVALHO, Vânia Carneiro de and LIMA, Solange Ferraz de. Photography atthe Museum: the curatorial project of Militão Augusto de Azevedo's photography collection. An. mus. paul. [online]. 1997, vol.5, n.1, pp. 205-245. ISSN 1982-0267. http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S0101-47141997000100007.
This paper aims at discussing the curatorial proceedings followed in the physical conservation and cataloguing of Militão Augusto de Azevedo's photographic collection (acquired in 1996 by the Museu Paulista da Universiaade de São Paulol. Some aspects of the methooological approach are analysed in order to highlight a specific concept of curatorship, in which documentation, conservation and educational tasks are guided by research.
Keywords : Historical Museum; Photograph [São Paulo]; 19º Century.