Two women and a dog picnicking

Scope and Content

Very faded and yellowed black and white photograph of two women picnicking around a folding table. One woman is wearing a hat and sitting at the table eating, wile the other feeds a collie dog. Behind is a gate to a field, and a gently hilly rural landscape. The image is very unclear. Pasted onto a page in the album, with a manuscript caption on the bottom white edge.

Physical Characteristics and/or Technical Requirements

Poor condition. Severely yellowed and discoloured, very faded, the image has almost disappeared at the edges, especially right. The image has degraded in blotches and light streaks. Warped in the centre where pasted to the page. Extensive treatment needed. Production method: gelatin-silver print.