PMG Unanswered Research Questions

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Photographic Materials Conservation Catalog
Potential Research: Unanswered Questions
The Photographic Materials Conservation Catalog is produced by the Photographic Materials Group of the American Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works as a convenience for the membership. The treatments, methods, or techniques described herein are provided for informational purposes. The reader assumes responsibility for any application results.


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  • To encourage research

Question: Are there any negative ramifications of using other (aka replicated historic processes) photographic prints as sources for loss compensation in another photograph?

Question: What is the source or reason for pink halo developing within silver gelatin developing-out fiber-based prints?

Question: What safe methods and approaches are there to separate attached glass plate negatives?