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Heating Parchment

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A rectangular piece of parchment (most likely calf), sourced from the Columbia University Conservation Lab, was held by metal tongs over an electric hotplate. The heat caused the parchment to contort in different directions. Reut Ullman, 2017. © Making and Knowing Project (CC BY-NC-SA).

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Center for Science and Society
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Secrets of Craft and Nature
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January 24, 2020