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Subject: Faded photograph prints

Faded photograph prints

From: Jenny Dawson <jenniferpdawson>
Date: Monday, December 4, 2006
I am a Restorer of Fine Art in Johanesburg, South Africa. One of my
clients is a wildlife painter and photographer and has recently
encountered the following problem:

   "I have been printing photographic prints using an HP designjet
    5500 printer with standard dye inks. I print onto Hahne Muhle
    photorag paper. The prints are essentially tinted black and
    white (sepia type)--printed in 4 colour CMYK. I started running
    prints about 4 months ago. One of the first prints that I ran
    has turned green. It is the only one out of the initial 30 that
    this has happened to so I thought that it must have been left in
    the sun or mistreated somehow. I have now however had reports of
    3 others that this is happening to. It appears to be individual
    prints out of runs, not complete runs. Any ideas as to why this
    may be happening?"

                  Conservation DistList Instance 20:31
                Distributed: Saturday, December 9, 2006
                       Message Id: cdl-20-31-021
Received on Monday, 4 December, 2006

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