How to make photo corners for display


Photo corners are a very effective, reversible way of securing a photo or document to an archival backboard for display. They are also a safe, stable way of attaching photos into photo albums.

You will need:

  • Mylar (archival plastic), 75 microns thick
  • Acid-free, double-sided sticky tape
  • Scissors
  • 4 ply acid-free mount board
  • PVA and brush


This information sheet was developed by theĀ Conservation Department at theĀ Museum of Applied Arts and Sciences.