SEBASTIAN WINTERMUTE RESTORATION STUDIO
Located on culturally vibrant, historical Lower East Side of New York City Sebastian Wintermute Studio provides high quality photo restoration, photo archiving and photo scanning services for private clients, archives, publishing, documentary films, genealogy research and all those interested in preservation of visual history and ancestral legacy. Find on Google Map
RESTORATION OF A ROLLED UP PHOTOGRAPH
Flattening and repair
Restoration of a rolled up photographs. Restoration process starts with a careful unrolling and flattening of a photograph, The procedure consists of controlled humidification, which introduces moisture into the layers of the photo emulsion and the paper and make them pliable followed by slow drying.
RESTORATION OF AN OLD FADED PHOTOGRAPH
View of the Madison Square
Restoration of a faded photograph with the view of the old Madison Square Garden presented a challenge since sections of the original photograph were missing and it was showing uneven fading, but excellent quality and sharpness allowed the photograph to be restored to its former beauty. Restoration began with making a high-resolution scan of the image.
RESTORATION OF A HISTORIC PHOTOGRAPH New York Dakota building
1880 photograph of the landmark Dakota building on Central Park West and 72nd Street in New York City predates the arrival of automobiles and shows the Upper West Side at a time when most of it was occupied by small farms and plots of waste land.
RESTORATION OF A STAINED PHOTOGRAPH
Fading and color shift
A beautiful photograph of young ballerinas reminiscent of impressionists paintings was heavily affected by chemical deterioration, exposure to dust and mechanical damage that resulted in missing parts at the corners of the picture.
RESTORATION OF CIVIL WAR PHOTOGRAPH
Faded sepia print
Photographs dating back to the Civil War often exhibit fading, chemical deterioration and silver migration. Each of those images deserves careful consideration and preservation because of the historical significance that the are depicted on those photographs.
RESTORATION OF AN OLD MAP 17th century London
Restoration of 17th century map of London printed for and dedicated to Sir Robert Vyner (Viner), Lord Mayor of London (1674). The map had suffered cuts and scratches from broken glass when the frame was damaged during shipping.