BY REBECCA FENNING
A Monthly - Weekend With Shades - Column
As last month’s Saving Face discussed, provenance matters. Knowing where something came from and whose hands it passed through before it arrived in your archives can tell you a lot about its creator, its custodians and about the object itself. Earlier this week on her Photo Detective blog, Maureen Taylor outlined exactly how provenance can help in researching photographs and provides an excellent example of why it matters, in case you would like a little refresher.