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" To make ink, cut for yourself wood of the thorn trees in April or May, before they produce flowers or leaves, and collecting them in small bundles, allow them to lie in the shade for two, three, or four weeks, until they are somewhat dry. Then have wooden... "
Fra Angelico (and the early Florentine painters of the 15th century). - Page 125
by Catherine Mary Phillimore - 1881
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An essay upon various arts, tr., with notes, by R. Hendrie

Theophilus (presbyter.) - 1847
...minium becomes quite red. CHAPTER XL. OF INK. To make ink, cut for yourself wood of the thorn trees in April or May, before they produce flowers or leaves,...the bark everywhere, put which immediately into a barrel full of water ; when you have filled two, or three, or four, or five barrels with bark and water,...
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Theophili, qui et Rugerus, presbyteri et monachi, libri III. de diversis ...

Theophilus (Presbyter.) - Art - 1847 - 447 pages
...minium becomes quite red. CHAPTER XL. OF INK. To make ink, cut for yourself wood of the thorn trees in April or May, before they produce flowers or leaves,...the bark everywhere, put which immediately into a barrel full of water ; when you have filled two, or three, or four, or five barrels with bark and water,...
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Theophili, qui et Rugerus, presbyteri et monachi, libri III. de diversis ...

Theophilus (Presbyter.) - Art - 1847 - 447 pages
...minium becomes quite red. CHAPTER XL. OF INK. To make ink, cut for yourself wood of the thorn trees in April or May, before they produce flowers or leaves,...thorns upon another piece of hard wood, until you peel off1 the bark everywhere, put which immediately into a barrel full of water; when you have filled two,...
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What illuminating was. (What illuminating should be). With illustr. by W.R ...

Matthew Digby Wyatt (sir.) - 1861
...nature of the ink which has generally retained its colour so wonderfully in the ancient manuscripts. CHAPTER XL. OF INK. To make ink, cut for yourself...which you beat these thorns upon another piece of hardwood, until you peel off the bark everywhere, put which immediately into abarrelful of water. When...
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FORTY CENTURIES OF INK

DAVID N.CARVALHO - 1904
...monk " Theophilus," who lived about the commencement of the eleventh century, is most interesting : " To make ink, cut for yourself -wood of the thorn-trees...beat these thorns upon another piece of hard wood, uutil you peel off the bark everywhere, put which immediately into a -barrelful of water. When you...
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On Divers Arts: The Foremost Medieval Treatise on Painting, Glassmaking, and ...

Theophilus (Presbyter.) - Art - 1963 - 216 pages
...wood in April or in May, before they grow blossoms or leaves. Make little bundles of them and let them lie in the shade for two, three, or four weeks, until they are dried out a little. Then you should have wooden mallets with which you should pound the thorn on another...
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The Strength of the Sun: A Novel

Catherine Chidgey - Fiction - 2000 - 272 pages
...starting point, the beauty of which was in the words themselves. He thought of the directions for making ink: Cut for yourself wood of the thorn-trees in April...hard wood, until you peel off the bark everywhere, which you immediately put into a barrelfiil of water. 'Well, don't you?' said Rosemary. The candles...
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