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ONLINE—In Focus: Best Laid Plans

Friday, May 21, 2021, 1 p.m., Online

In this virtual talk, Landscape Manager Dan Bellavia and Assistant Conservator Sarah Casto will discuss the original blue prints for George Eastman's estate and how the property has evolved over time. Join us for this in-depth look at the history of these historic documents and get a behind the scenes glimpse at how conservation treatments are able to preserve them for future generations.

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Nick Brandreth making 35mm film

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Detail of blueprint of George Eastman's carriage house and greenhouses

Talks | ONLINE—In Focus: Best Laid Plans

In Focus: In this virtual talk, Landscape Manager Dan Bellavia and Assistant Conservator Sarah Casto will discuss the original blue prints for George Eastman's estate and how the property has evolved over time. Join us for this in-depth look at the history of these historic documents and get a behind the scenes glimpse at how conservation treatments are able to preserve them for future generations.

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