These pictures are for academic use. They may be used as illustrations for student research papers, special projects or Power Point presentations. Simply cut and paste or "save as" into Word or Power Point. Write down the descriptive caption as it comes up on the thumbnail version (best with Microsoft Explorer).
Front image as seen in a photo-negative. The image shows as a positive image in a photographic negative. The image on the cloth must be a negative image to start with in order to show positive when the light values are reversed. The photo-negative shows much more clarity than on the cloth itself. This discovery in 1898 propelled the Shroud into the realm of scientific investigation.