Photo Restoration

Morpeth Conservation Studio has 20 years professional experience in art conservation and restoration.

In the picture on the left we see Duncan Harty, of Morpeth Conservation Studio, removing an historic photograph from an inappropriate backing. As with so many photographs it was originally mounted on paper with the wrong chemical balance and this will lead to the photograph becoming marred with brown spots and eventually being totally destroyed.

Here Duncan is proving the old adage that prevention is better than cure. He removes the photograph and then remounts it on specialist backing that will not harm the photograph, thus preserving an important piece of history.

This work needs to be carried out by a conservator with specialist knowledge and considerable experience so as to ensure that no harm comes to the photograph during the conservation process. Morpeth Conservation Studio has both the knowledge and 20 years expert experience that enables them to produce the best possible results.

Many people have old photographs that have an historical or sentimental value and are irreplaceable. It is wise to have them professionally conserved so that they can be enjoyed by their current owner and by generations to come.

Morpeth Conservation Studio provides a comprehensive range of services for the treatment and preservation of photographic works.

These include:

Things to be aware of in protecting your photographs.

Photographs are often in potentially damaging situations without the owner even being aware of the damage that is occurring until major damage has resulted.

For example:

The good news is that all these situations could be prevented with regular professional inspection and inexpensive preventative treatment.

We provide photograph conservation and restoration services for a wide range of clients

from Art Galleries and Museums

right through to

individual members of the public.

So remember that if you have a need for conservation or restoration of any photographic work then please contact Duncan

by phone on 02 4934 1471 or 0414 894 289

or by email at