Today’s challenge pictured above for Paleographical Challenge.
[Suggested solution to yesterday’s challenge:
To make inke
To make inke.
Take foure or fyue ounces of galls, three
ounces of vitriall coppresse, two ounces of
the whitest gumme arabeck, and a quart of
middle wort, beat the galls grosly, & put
those together into an earthen pott, iugg, or
glasse, & stirr them all together with a stick
once or twise in each day during a fourtnight.
A recipe for ink, facing an example of “Cloven hande,” in a notebook kept by William Hill in the early seventeenth century.