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Published: April 1, 2007
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Indestructible Ink for Resisting the Action of Corrosive Substances.

On many occasions it is of importance to employ an ink indestructible by any process, and will not equally destroy the material on which it is applied. For black ink, 25 grs. of copal in powder, are to be dissolved in 200 grs. of oil of lavender, by the assistance of a gentle heat, and are then to be mixed with 2 1/2 grs. of lampblack and 1/2 gr. of indigo; for red ink use 120 grs. of oil of lavender, 17 grs. of Copal, and 60 grains of vermilion. A little oil of lavender or of turpentine may be added if the ink be found too thick. A mixture of genuine asphaltum dissolved in oil of turpentine or benzine, amber varnish and lampblack, would be still superior.
This ink is particularly useful in labelling phials, etc. containing chemical or corrosive substances.

Image size
3888x2592px 4.03 MB
Shutter Speed
10/200 second
Focal Length
33 mm
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Date Taken
Mar 25, 2007, 6:57:47 PM
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applesedphotography|Student Photographer
This is a really good cold photo. It's very cool to look at and, pleasing to the eye in every way.
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Such a beautiful and sensitive shot, the colors are also bring us to somewhere else full of life, thank you for sharing this kind of photographs   Love 
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Great composition - idea, color, light...
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Yaaayy! so enjoyable c:
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This is actually a really sad picture. That poor fish... So close to freedom, yet still so far away.

It is very beautiful though. 
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Right..Ink away!
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ha ha ha
hilarious sarcasm
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Great one
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Wow thats amazing photo :)
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this give me a sensation... so sad.... and its perfect for my mood right now. i would love to be that fish, near the sea, looking it at that time and waiting for the night
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This is so breath taking! :iconamazingplz:
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