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  •  Unfortunately for her, (2+ / 0-)
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    javelina, GN1927

    the vellum is not 19th century, but 15th century.

    THERE IS NO "CAN" IN THE REPUBLIC PARTY!

    by henry porter on Thu Oct 15, 2009 at 09:40:57 AM PDT

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    •  You can buy old material (3+ / 0-)
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      SneakySnu, GN1927, nchristine

      remove the original paint/ink/etc, and create a forgery on it with authentically-made, non-anachronistic pigments.  Van Meegeren made his Vermeer forgeries this way, though I'm pretty sure that contemporary chemical and radiological tests could discover this kind of deception.

      "Run, comrade, the old world is behind you!" -- Situationist graffito, 1968

      by Pesto on Thu Oct 15, 2009 at 11:06:15 AM PDT

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