October 2020 News

October 1, 2020
This detail of “Yellows, organic,” shows green buckthorn berries above three examples of their use in yellow lake pigments.   This detailed examination of the sources of...
October 1, 2020
Medieval and early modern books are also herds and flocks, bound in and written or printed on the processed skins of goats, sheep, cows, pigs, and other animals.  In this...
October 1, 2020
Learn to read early modern English manuscripts with this online introduction, drawing on a 17th-century student’s penmanship notebook.  “Secretary hand” is the name for...