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Ink

Scope note

A fluid medium used for drawings or tracings. An opaque, usually black, pigment is mixed with a vehicle such as water to produce a fluid which can be applied with a pen or stylus. Through the end of the 19th century, ink was supplied dried in stick or block form which was ground and mixed with water as needed. At the beginning of this century prepared ink became popular. MCFAD

This term has 19,001 records attributed within our system.

Connected records

An image of Pontifical

Pontifical

Accession Number: MS 28

An image of Book of hours

Book of Hours (of Isabella Stuart)

Accession Number: MS 62

An image of Drawing

The Last Supper

Accession Number: 254

An image of Drawing

Boys lighting a fire

Accession Number: PD.71-2015

An image of Drawing

St Jacques, Dieppe

Accession Number: PD.162-2015

An image of Manuscript

Hyginus, De Astronomia

Accession Number: MS 260

An image of Drawing

A seascape with fishermen in the foreground

Accession Number: PD.707-1963

An image of Drawing

Freshwater Bay, Isle of Wight

Accession Number: PD.109-1950

An image of Drawing

A group of cattle in a landscape

Accession Number: 3175

An image of Drawing

Vignette for 'Ports of England'

Accession Number: 567

An image of Cutting (manuscript)

Miniature from a Psalter

Accession Number: MS 330.iii

An image of Psalter

Psalter and Hymnal

Accession Number: MS 37-1950

An image of Other

Astronomical diagrams

Accession Number: MS 377

An image of Other

Speculum Humanae Salvationis

Accession Number: MS 23

An image of Cutting (manuscript)

Historiated initial from Choir Books

Accession Number: Marlay cutting Fr. 16a

An image of Drawing

Achilles in his tent with prisoners

Accession Number: PD.52-1998

An image of Drawing

Mother and child in a kitchen

Accession Number: PD.25-1958

An image of Drawing

A river landscape

Accession Number: 2042

An image of Drawing

Lady in a long dress, standing

Accession Number: 1974

An image of Marlay 40-pl.40_201409_jas244_mas.tif

Seated youth

Accession Number: Marlay 40-pl.40

An image of Marlay 40-pl.28_201409_jas244_dc1.jpg

A man and a woman walking towards the right

Accession Number: Marlay 40-pl.28

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