Stage 1

    About the Work

    The fragmented and incredibly brittle paper of this marriage license needed a great deal of treatment. After flattening the fragments, our conservators pieced the document back together and lined it. The license was then inpainted to fill areas where ink had been lost.

    • Process

    • Flattened
    • Inpainted Ink Losses
    • Lined
    • Reattached Fragments