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Michael Palmer

National Gallery of Art
Conservation Scientist
Washington, District of Columbia
Michael Palmer received his graduate training in botany from the University of Maryland in 1979. From 1980-1985 he held the position of wood researcher at Winterthur Museum and also taught in the conservation training program. Mr. Palmer joined the National Gallery of Art in 1985. His interests include the characterization of artists' materials using light microscopy and scanning electron microscopy.