The images and all knowledge
of the photographer and his talent might have been lost forever
had three uninspiring dusty wooden boxes been overlooked in a
provincial auction. Luckily their intrinsic importance was
recognised and we began to investigate the possibilities of
renovating the scratched and soiled glass plate
Thankfully, due to the
advancement of computer technologies and the availability of
suitable software, we were able to employ the services of
experts who scanned the plates and removed eighty years of
mould and scratches to the emulsion.
It must be stressed that no
material changes were made to the images. No enhancements or
removal of natural blemishes were conducted. The pictures
within this website are as ‘honest’ as the day they
were taken nearly a century ago.
This website is ostensibly a
showroom for our images. It is aimed at the trade buyer in a
multitude of professions. We are offering these UNIQUE SEPIA
images as GREETING CARDS, PRINTS, TRADITIONAL LARGE FORMAT
PHOTOGRAPHS and WRAPPING PAPER.
We therefore see a diverse
field of interest, which might include
Though aiming at the TRADE
BUYER we are more than willing to supply the ‘one
off’ purchaser with a specific need. The CONTACT US link
will point you in the right direction.
DECROPHILIA was officially
launched in 2004 at the N.E.C. AUTUMN SHOW BIRMINGHAM with a
stunning series of ART DECO IMAGES.
We are always interested in
extending the application of our images to other product fields
and would be willing to discuss appropriate suggestions and
We are also able to quote for
sizes and variations not listed.
Please note that all images are SEPIA in colour.
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