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Convex Photograph - Child

Portrait of Bill Baker

c. 1920; Gelatin Silver DOP with hand-coloring on wove paper with convex mount
 

Reduced accretions and removed pressure sensitive tapes.  Unmounted.  Washed both photograph and original mount to reduce discoloration and acidity.  Filled losses, reinforced with Japanese paper and reformed original mount.  Lined photograph and re-adhered to mount.  Filled and toned losses of the image at the top and bottom.

PhotographsDawn Heller