A Drop of Ink: November workshop

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A Drop of Ink: November workshop


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Date/Time
Date(s) - 15/11/2021
10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Location.
Hertfordshire Archives and Local Studies
Register Office Block, Pegs Lane,
Hertford,
England,
SG13 8EJ.


Event Description


Join us for this fascinating workshop. Iron gall ink has been used since the 5th century. It is one of the most important inks in Western culture and we owe much of our recorded history to this ink.

Our conservator will present a brief history and show you how it can be identified in old documents. Make your own traditional sample using iron sulphate, crushed oak galls and gum arabic. Cost £10, includes all materials.

Time: 10:00AM
Duration: 2 hours
Booking required: Yes
Places available: 6

Event Contact Information


Website Address: https://www.hertfordshire.gov.uk/services/libraries-and-archives/hertfordshire-archives-and-local-studies/events/events/a3907cbd-2ecf-41f2-b678-b311c79b4f81
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