Food residue, insects and mould. Usually conservator Stefania Signorello would want to clean such things off the items in her care. But Audrey Amiss’s scrapbooks were different and provided a new challenge. In this film, she explains why it was so important to preserve the scrapbooks as Audrey created them and how her skills were put to the test in caring for this unique collection.
Produced and directed by Kate Wilkinson
Assistant producer Effie Webb
Filmed and edited by Benjamin Gilbert and Thomas S G Farnetti
Assistant editor Eszter Anna Bonyi
Music by Blue Dot Sessions
About the contributors
Ben is a senior photographer for Wellcome. He is happiest when telling stories with his photographs, whether that be the health implications of rural-to-urban migration in India, or the dedication of the workers who power the NHS.
Thomas S G Farnetti
Thomas is a London-based photographer working for Wellcome. He thrives when collaborating on projects and visual stories. He hails from Italy via the North East of England.