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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I'd been brass rubbing once as a child and was quite taken by it.
Whitefriars is also open with a brass rubbing workshop for children as is the Charterhouse which is a fascinating building with fine wall paintings and a festival on Saturday.
BRASS rubbing and steam enthusiasts will be heading for Cadeby - the home of Cadeby Light Railway - near Nuneaton, this Saturday.
The money-making venture is to be held in the church on Saturday from noon, and will coincide with the opening of Cadeby Light Railway and the village brass rubbing centre.
For the younger children, there is brass rubbing and a children's farm, complete with pigmy goats, rabbits and pot-bellied pigs.
As well as hearing about the past, they had the chance to try their hands at wattle and daubing and brass rubbing.
There will also be demonstrations on the GWR model railway, along with the brass rubbing centre and the museum, where refreshments will be available.
One of these was brass rubbing, and the youngsters who have been attending this week were able to create some wonderful examples.
Have a go at a range of arts and crafts activities including stone age painting, mosaic making, decorating a Roman scabbard or brass rubbing. | Experience the places where people in the past lived and worked including stone-age hill-forts, Roman villas and Anglo-Saxon Halls.
Other activities include: medieval weapons and how to use them, blacksmith demonstrations, a kitchen (what did they eat in medieval Scotland?), arts and crafts, brass rubbing, storytelling, archery and tug o'war.