RESTORATION OF 19TH CENTURY HAND COLORED PORTRAIT
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This portrait of husband and wife was part of Irish American family photograph collection spanning for well over 150 years.
The portrait was brought in separated into six pieces by a client who was was doubtful that anything could be done to save this treasured heirloom.
A high resolution scan was made of each separate piece which were later assembled into a single image using advanced image manipulation techniques. All signs of the tears were carefully retouched and the image was corrected to eliminate signs of discoloration and stains. The restored portrait was printed on archival fine art paper in different sizes ranging from a one-to-one match of the original (approximately 11x16), to 5x7s to be framed and given as presents to the members of the family.