Pen a note the 18th century way with this Powdered Ink. When mixed with water, this powder produces a rich colored ink for use with quills and other dip pens. Instructions and historical information are provided on the envelopes. A fun way to send a letter to a friend or sweetheart!
- Powdered ink packet
- Used for basic writing in the 18th Century
- Choose from red, blue or black ink
- Made in USA
Mix the entire packet with 1 or 2 ounces of warm to hot water and stir thoroughly. Keep cover on ink when not in use to prevent evaporation.
Virginia Gazette newspaper advertisements from the 18th century show that colored ink was sold in stores in 18th-century Williamsburg.