RESTORATION OF PHOTOGRAPH DAMAGED BY CARELESS CLEANING
A beautiful portrait of a legendary acting coach Stella Adler
perfectly illustrates what happens if a photograph if someone uses household cleaners in a misguided attempt to clean a photograph. The chemicals damaged the photo emulsion, creating an ugly stain and discoloration.
After the print was washed is special solution to remove the chemicals and to clean the remaining residue, the photograph was restored by retouching the damages image area and making a duplicate print to be displayed instead of the original photograph.