Artefact: Poster of the film No man of her own (translated to Spanish as “Mentira latente”), first displayed 1951. Lithographic printed paper.
Author (of the Spanish version poster): José Peris Aragó.
Damages: Severe folds, tears, fragmentation, paper losses right in the face of the protagonist (Barbara Stanwyck)..
Conservation treatment: Dry cleaninng, wet cleaning and deacidification, consolidation (tears mending, gaps infilling, lining), flattening and inpainting. The inpainting criteria is deceptive, reproducing a digital version of another poster that was complete.
Conservators: Rita Udina.
Backed poster without in-painting.
After deceptive in-painting.
Left: backed poster. Right: in-painted poster.
Scroll from the image centre towards left and right to see before and after the loss retouch.