Technical Photography represents a collection of broadband spectral images realized with a modified full spectrum digital camera and different lighting sources and filters. These useful images for art diagnostics are: Visible (VIS), Raking Light (RAK), Ultraviolet Fluorescence (UVF), Ultraviolet Reflected (UVR), Infrared (IR), Infrared False Color (IRFC), Infrared Fluorescence (IRF).
We just performed (March 20 and 21) Technical Photography documentation of other Aztec manuscripts at the Bibliothèque Nationale de France. These documents have European writing in the Aztec language, Nahuatl, on them that is no longer legible. They also have corrections to non-alphabetic indigenous writing with the potential to become legible through Technical Photography. Dr Jerry [...]