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MANUSCRIPT DESCRIPTION OF ARMENIAN CEMENT FOR JEWELLERS.

Armenian Cement.

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No place

Description
Single sheet, 4to., 22 lines (approx 220 words), written one side in a neat sloping hand.

£125.00

SKU: 16348

Product Description

The writer says that the method of making Armenian Cement for fixing Jewellry in England results in too thin a cement and that this is the genuine method used in Turkey. Constituents are gum mastic, spirits of wine, isinglass, water & French Brandy. The paper of this leaf is dated ñ1836î which predates the method as used in America in 1844.