An ancient inscription discovered on a 14th century church in Spain’s Galicia region has been identified as Gaelic; the first written evidence of the northern region’s Irish and Scottish heritage.
For centuries it has gone unnoticed, weathered by Galicia’s incessant drizzle but still visible…
Meet Christopher James, owner of Porridge Papers, an independently owned, local paper mill and letterpress studio in Lincoln, Nebraska. Christopher moved to Lincoln when he was 20 years old for school and started working at an art store. One day, feeling spontaneous, he brought home a papermaking kit and a small blender and began what would become his life’s passion: making handmade paper. Find out how Christopher went from blending paper in his kitchen to running one of the most unique small businesses in the Lincoln area in this installment of Locally Crafted Goods.
Engraving by Catherine or Elisabeth Haussard, from Mémoires pour servir à l’histoire des insectes, by René-Antoine Ferchault de Reaumur::Mount Holyoke Archives & Special Collections::1734
Reaumur’s observations of wasps chewing and spitting out wood to build their papery nests eventually led to the idea of making paper from wood pulp.
Journals, articles, books & texts, on folklore, mythology, occult, and related -to- general anthropology, history, archaeology.
Some good and/or interesting (or hokey) ‘examples’ included for most resources.
tryin to organize & share stuff that was floating around onenote.