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The Devil is in the Details: Turpentine Varnish

*This post first appeared on The Recipes Project on 5 June 2018* By Marieke Hendriksen One of the first things you learn when you do reconstruction research is that the tiniest detail can make a difference. Recently, I wanted to prepare an injection wax for corrosion preparations according to a 1790 recipe. Corrosion preparations are anatomical preparations created…

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