Faded photographs

Scope and Content

Page of an album with four black and white photographs pasted on. All are faded and discoloured. They feature; top left, a small white dog lying on a lawn by a flowerbed with trees behind; top right, a woman in a straw hat standing in a garden, behind a rose bed; bottom left, a young woman standing, holding a baby; bottom right, a baby wearing a white gown, sitting on cushions in a wicker chair. The top two are very brown in tone, the bottom two are very yellow and extremely faded, the images are not clear.

Physical Characteristics and/or Technical Requirements

Poor condition. Top two photographs faded to a brown tone, some creasing, top left has patch of brown mould. Bottom two badly faded and yellowed, with patches of brown discolouration. Extensive treatment needed. Production method: gelatin-silver print, pasted onto the page