Francis Dolloff (b. 1908 d. 2006)
Print & Drawing Restorer, Waltham, Massachusetts
Interviewer: Robert F. Brown
Interview with Francis Dolloff, conducted by Robert Brown for the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, at the artist's home in Waltham, Massachusetts, on September 19, 1986 and November 13, 1986. Dolloff speaks of his childhood and education in the Boston area; of his work as a young helper, from 1924 on, in various capacities at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston; working in the late 1920s as a self-taught prints and drawings restorer under Henry P. Rossiter at the Museum of Fine Arts; modern apprenticeship plus specialized training for restorers.
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