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Family Photo Restoration

Slowly but surely, I’ve been scanning old family photos and restoring them. Judging from the style of the clothing, this portrait looks like it was taken in the teens. Also interesting is the woman on the left, who is wearing … Continue reading

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Tintype

Among the family photos I recently inherited – this tintype is the oldest – and in horrible shape. According to Wikipedia: A tintype, also known as a melainotype or ferrotype, is a photograph made by creating a direct positive on a thin sheet of metal coated with … Continue reading

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A Girl and Her Dog

Another negative from our family photo collection from the early 1950s. I chose it because I thought it was a wonderful portrait of my father’s youngest sister, Ann Marie and his faithful dog, Teddy. Unlike the others, this particular negative … Continue reading

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