brass rubbing

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brass rubbing

the taking of an impression of an engraved brass tablet or plaque by placing a piece of paper over it and rubbing the paper with graphite, heelball, or chalk
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Along the route you will find a collection of 20 brass rubbings, each displaying a picture of a plant, insect or animal that may be spotted while you walk.
Stratford Brass Rubbing Centre, The Royal Shakespeare Theatre Summer House, Avon Bank Gardens, Southern Lane, Stratford - Learn the art of old English brass rubbings.
The River Rea Cycle Route runs from Derby, through Birmingham and on to Oxford and includes a series of brass rubbings at every milepost which tell a story.
There are computer games for older kids, brass rubbings - Jenna did a really good gannet - and a 10-minute film which is an introduction to Scottish seabirds.
Prince Albert School in Albert Road turned the clocks back to the 16th century for a host of events including brass rubbings, costume-wearing, making Tudor homes and even a Tudor banquet for lunch.
Watercolours and brass rubbings by Lorraine Watts and paintings in pastel and acrylic by Elizabeth Howells are at Silures Art Gallery, South Road, until tomorrow.
Flower pressing, brass rubbings of the church and colourful displays on the themes of harvest, baptism and marriage and the nativity were on view in the church.
One of their favourite bits was the 'Glasgow School of Art' in which they did brass rubbings of Charles Rennie Mackintosh designs.
We used to do brass rubbings on the floor, now it's a bit more civilised as you don't have to get your knees dirty.
The Cadeby Steam and Brass Rubbing Centre will be hosting the event, along with morris dancing and brass rubbings, from 1pm tomorrow.
Visitors will also be able to make brass rubbings in the village's 13th century church.
Organised by local heritage and church leaders, the exhibition will also feature traditional brass rubbings.