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Four Portraits of a Man in Different Headgear
William L. Cullen
Silver print on paper, 1905
Smithsonian American Art Museum
Museum purchase from the Charles Isaacs Collection made possible in part by the Luisita L. and Franz H. Denghausen Endowment

Condition: Paper support was broken due to brittleness.

Treatment: The break was mended with Japanese paper and wheat starch paste. Losses along the break and the photograph’s edges were inpainted.
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