Category Archives: Digital Imaging

Making Facsimile Prints & Album

Over the last couple of years CAW has had the pleasure of working with Barbara Wheaton and her family digitising and printing reproductions of a collection of etchings and engravings prior to their donation to a cultural institution. There were … Continue reading

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Digitizing an Heirloom Family Album

Recently we had the opportunity to work with a wonderful personal collection of photographic material from the late 19th & early 20th centuries contained within a family album. There were many fine examples of different silver gelatin processes and albumen … Continue reading

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Gottscho Acetate Negative Recovery

Approximately 800 negatives made by the architectural photographer Samuel H. Gottscho, in the collection of the Museum of the City of New York, are in the process of being conserved, rehoused, and digitized by Chicago Albumen Works.  As with other … Continue reading

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JPAC: Conservation of Acetate film

CAW is currently working on a project to conserve deteriorated acetate x-rays and flouroscope images from the Korean War.  By stripping the layer of gelatin emulsion away from the deteriorating acetate base, it is possible to flatten these badly distorted, … Continue reading

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