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Photographs can be supplied as A4 or A3 prints or as digital copies, which will be sent by email. The online watermark does not appear in photographs purchased. All photographs are subject to copyright restrictions and may not be published without permission.
The Bowes Museum was built in 1869 by John and Josephine Bowes. The couple wanted to display the treasures they collected from home and abroad. The museum had been due to be built in France however political unrest forced the couple to look elsewhere. They chose Barnard Castle as it was the nearest town to the family home. Unfortunately, the couple died before the doors to the museum opened in 1892.
We use a high resolution 50 mega pixel Canon camera, mounted on a Guardian stand, which allows us to capture A0 plans comfortably without losing any clarity or definition. Plans larger than A0 are digitally stitched using Adobe Photoshop by experienced reprographic staff. Images are captured at a minimum resolution of 300dpi as TIFFS using Phase One capture software.
Paper copies at A4 and A3 size are printed on 120gsm high quality matt paper using good quality printing ink.
Paper copies larger than A3 (A2 up to A0) are printed on 170gsm high quality matt coated paper, using UV inks which do not fade or lose colour over time.
Photographs are printed on 300gsm satin and gloss paper.
All orders will be dispatched within 3 working days