We removed the deep creases with very detailed overpainting and added missing details including the rising sun badge on the left collar, right shoulder strap and service stripes.
A superb photograph of the Band of the 51st Light Infantry, taken in 1919. The original photograph had been tightly rolled up and crushed, resulting in deep creasing along the length of the image. After many hours of careful retouching the image looked as good as the day it was made. [...]