Couple with a baby

Scope and Content

Page in the notebook, with manuscript text at the top, and two small black and white photographs pasted on. Both photographs are of a man and woman. The woman is holding a baby. The bottom photograph has been cut down to a small circle, with only their heads. In the top photograph, the couple are visible from the waist up, standing next to a door, the man wearing black bow tie and dinner jacket. [Taken during a holiday in France]. Both photographs have faded to a brownish tone.

Physical Characteristics and/or Technical Requirements

Poor condition. Page: yellowed, grey mould bottom, small patches of brown mould top. Top photograph: faded and yellowed, patches of brown and grey mould, damp markings top left, white spotting on the image bottom third. Bottom photograph: Very faded and yellowed, image has disappeared in patches. Not clear. Stable, low priority. Slight repair needed. Production method: gelatin silver prints, hand cut and pasted, text manuscript in black ink on paper.