Reference numberRBO/8/11
Alternative reference numberRBO.8.15
Title'The way of making Several China varnishes sent from the Jesuits in China to the great Duke of Tuscany' communicated by Dr William Sherard
DescriptionHow to make crude varnish - the way of boiling the oil of wood called by the Portuguese 'Aziete de Pao' - to give the first grounds called Camipeia - to make the black varnish - to make the varnish to the colour of pitch - to make the red varnish - to make yellow varnish - to make varnish of a musk colour
Extent3 sides
Access statusOpen
Related records in the catalogueCLP/2/28
Fellows associated with this archive
NA5817Sherard; William (1659 - 1728)1659 - 1728
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