By Tony Parkes
Oct 15, 2015
Last month we talked about ways of securing valuable possessions such as works of art, antiques and collectables.
One piece of advice offered was to create an inventory. Listing all your items together with detailed descriptions and clear, close-up photographs and keeping copies of professional valuations will assist in repatriating any lost items as well as acting as proof to the police and insurers that the items were actually in your possession at the time of the incident.
The importance of taking good quality, clear photographs to go with the inventory cannot be stressed enough. There is certainly an ‘art’ to taking photographs of antiques and works of art so that they are as useful as possible, and that’s what we’re going to be talking about in this follow-on post. (more…)