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W.D Quinn Saw Co. - US Made Picture Frame Blades

Question Photo stuck to glass

charming

True Grumbler
Joined
Feb 4, 2009
Messages
66
Is there any way to get a 1990's photo off the glass it is stuck to?
 

charming

True Grumbler
Joined
Feb 4, 2009
Messages
66
Just to add, this is a 1990's RC equivalent paper.
 

artfolio

SGF, Supreme Grumble Framer
Joined
Feb 16, 2007
Messages
2,625
Some useful ideas there but with old photos you never really know what you are dealing with and it is a bit of a lottery. Definitely, scanning and Photoshopping is the safest way.
 

framah

PFG, Picture Framing God
Joined
Mar 15, 2001
Messages
8,697
Scan it and then send the file to Digital Custom. I did just this last week and got the image back from them yesterday and it was like brand new. No glass, no weird areas where the glass had stuck and the color restored to original.

Amazing guys!!
 

Louise B

Grumbler in Training
Joined
May 14, 2018
Messages
6
A conservator could remove the photo from the glass. It might be necessary to soak it in a water bath but I would leave that to a conservator since the drying process would be tricky.
 

Paul Cascio

SGF, Supreme Grumble Framer
Joined
Oct 5, 2006
Messages
4,658
You might try doing a search too. I think there was a discussion on this that had some good info.
 
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