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Elliott and Jean: Reprographics Officers

Elliott and Jean

Reprographics Officers

'I love the variety that this job offers: one day you're working on a display board, the next day, you're scanning the Magna Carta!'

Diligent, Observant, Patient, Careful, Discreet, Creative, Artistic

Elliott is twenty-three years old and has been working in the Reprographics Department for eighteen months. He digitises (scans) documents and design boxes for the box machine using a Computer Aided Design (C.A.D.) programme. As a photographer, he prepares location shots for publications, photographs documents too fragile to scan and helps process copies of old photographs.

Jean has worked in Reprographics for 26 years. She has worked at London Metropolitan Archives for 8 years. She operates the 35mm camera, microfilming documents requested by individuals, public services and private businesses.

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