printeresting:

“Eighteenth-century printers, it turns out, used urine on the leather tools that spread the ink on their hand-operated presses. Soaking them in urine kept the leather supple after the printers had washed off the ink.” (NYTimes.com)

The Mount Royal Tavern is right next to the print shop at MICA. Maybe we can get its patrons to help us out.

printeresting:

“Eighteenth-century printers, it turns out, used urine on the leather tools that spread the ink on their hand-operated presses. Soaking them in urine kept the leather supple after the printers had washed off the ink.” (NYTimes.com)

The Mount Royal Tavern is right next to the print shop at MICA. Maybe we can get its patrons to help us out.

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    The Mount Royal Tavern is right next to the print shop at MICA. Maybe we can get its patrons to help us out.
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