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Recovering Contrast in Faded Documents

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By¬†Olivia Raiche-Tanner, Annika Vetter and Michael Robertson It sometimes happens that ink used in the preparation of documents will fade resulting in reduced contrast between the ink and substrate (paper, parchment, pottery, etc.), often to the point where the writing is no longer readable.¬† Ink fading can be caused in several ways including exposure to light, chemical reactions between ink… Read more »