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Re: 15th century manuscripts
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- Subject: Re: 15th century manuscripts
- From: CLARA KEYES <c.keyes@MOREHEAD-ST.EDU>
- Date: Mon, 6 Jan 1997 10:53:24 -0500
- Message-Id: <199701061553.HAA15771@SUL-Server-2.Stanford.EDU>
- Sender: "The Book Arts: binding, typography, collecting" <BOOK_ARTS-L@LISTSERV.SYR.EDU>
On Fri, 3 Jan 1997, Dr. Brian A. Roberts wrote:
> >I have been commissioned to reproduce some 15th century letters for TV use.
> The script does not need to look authentic but the paper should. Has anyone
> a good source where samples of this sort of thing might be available or have
> tips ofr the severe aging of paper to re-create such letters which are 500
> years old.
But is the setting of the TV production 15th century? The paper wouldn't
have to look old, then, as it would be supposedly be new...
> Dr. Brian A. Roberts
> Memorial University of Newfoundland