Henry Wilhelm - President, Wilhelm Imaging Research



A lecture from Henry Wilhelm entitled Print Permanence: Making Fine Art Prints That Are Both Beautiful and Long-Lasting - The Critical Roles of Inks and Papers.

Henry Wilhelm was one of the founding members of American National Standards Institute (ANSI) Committee IT-3 (now ISO WG-5/TG-3), which was established in 1978. For the past 20 years he has served as Secretary of the group and also serves as Chair of the Indoor Light Stability Test Methods Technical Subcommittee.

Wilhelm has been a consultant to many collecting institutions, including the Museum of Modern Art in New York, on the long-term preservation of digitally printed photographs and traditional photographic films and prints.

With contributing author Carol Brower Wilhelm, he wrote The Permanence and Care of Color Photographs: Traditional and Digital Color Prints, Color Negatives, Slides, and Motion Pictures, published in 1993. The complete 758- page book is available as a PDF at no cost from www.wilhelm-research.com.

Wilhelm is the recipient of the Photoimaging Manufacturers and Distributors Association (PMDA) 2007 Lifetime Achievement Award for his work on the preservation of photographs and motion pictures.