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Saturday, June 6, 2020


The unaltered version of this photo of Jack Thomas looks a bit "washed out,"
and I'm not sure if that is due to how it was developed or due to deterioration over time.

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  1. There is a slight difference in the contrast in all the images where a strap has been drawn in. I think it must have been caused by the technique of printing the naked image, drawing in the strap and then rephotographing the retouched image...

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    1. Your observation is quite good, and the reason could be as you hypothesize. I would only note that I got these from two different sources, and one never knows what modern technical enhancements have been made along the way. I have been known to lighten images or remove yellowing to better show detail, but I disclose it when I do.

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