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Re: Hi from a Newbie



Wish I could be there.

Hugs and Ciaobiddy



At 02:20 PM 6/9/00 -0400, you wrote:
>Good afternoon -
>
>I have just subscribed, so I thought I'd introduce myself briefly. I also
>have a question right off the bat.
>
>I am a calligrapher now and then in my spare time, have been involved in
>that art in varying degrees for 35 years. I have done a little book-making
>now and then and will probably do more, so I'm glad I was prompted to
>subscribe after doing a web search on paste paper. I work for a museum /
>historical site as Collections Manager in real life.
>
>My question is this: Does any of you know anything about the history of
>paste paper? How old it is, and where and when it has been used in the
>past? I have been asked to do a demonstration at our Revolutionary War-era
>site, and I thought that paste paper would be easy to do and would appeal
>to children and adults alike, but if it wasn't invented until 1893 I'm up a
>creek. I could do copperplate writing, but somehow working with quill pens
>and trying to teach such an exacting skill to a mixed audience is not
>attractive to me.
>
>Any help you could give will be much appreciated.
>TIA,
>Anne
>Anne T. Lane, Registrar
>Museum of York County
>4621 Mount Gallant Road,
>Rock Hill, SC 29732-9905
>803-329-2121, ext. 104
>FAX 803-329-5249
>
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