Two women having tea

Scope and Content

Black and white photograph of two women having tea in a garden. One is standing holding a plate, the other is sitting at a table laid formally with white tablecloth and china tea service. With a brick house and trees in the background. The photograph is faded, with very high contrast between light and dark due to over exposure, making it unclear. Pasted onto a page in the album.

Physical Characteristics and/or Technical Requirements

Poor condition. Yellowed unevenly, scratches to surface. Very faded in patches left and bottom particularly. The surface has a milky appearance making the image very unclear. Slight mirroring top. Extensive treatment needed. Production method: gelatin-silver print.