Monthly Archives: July 2014

Before and After: 35mm Acetate Film Stripping

As we have posted previously, we have had some success treating deteriorating 35mm negatives by stripping the gelatin image layer from itsĀ acetate base. These are scans of the stripping project and experiments that we have been carrying out over the … Continue reading

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Digitizing a Lincoln Ambrotype

In a recent collaboration with The Better Image, CAW created an in-depth, hi-resolution digital record of the ambrotype, Portrait of Abraham Lincoln, May 7, 1858, by Abraham Byers for the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. The portrait, taken by eighteen-year-old Byers, was … Continue reading

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