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Ink and Paper

Shakespeare for Kids

Along with creating their own seals, many letter writers made their own ink. Check out Easy Fun School for a modern ink recipe you can make at home. Be sure to ask your parents for help!

If you want to make your paper look old and worn, try rubbing it with brown shoe polish evenly with a tissue. You can also paint the edges with strong coffee or tea.




Click here  to learn more about Letterwriting in Renaissance England.

Jane Skipwith. Letter to Lewis Bagot. Manuscript, 14 April 1610?

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