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Watermarks Lecture Series: Watermarks: their semantics, shapes, classification and locations on surface of paper

This lecture sheds light on the forms of watermarks, their classification and the meanings of these forms. Are they symbols that have messages or just letters and drawings selected by paper makers? Sub-watermarks that appeared in the 10th century AH will also be discussed, as well as the the countries that used watermarks and the forms used in these countries.

Speaker: Fattouma bin Yahia, Head of Manuscripts and Rare Books Department, National Library of Algeria

The event will be conducted online via Microsoft Teams.

Date: 8 March 2021 

Time: 4:00 – 5:00 PM 

Language: Arabic 

Target Audience: Manuscript professionals, students and the general public

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08.03.2021 04:00 PM
08.03.2021 05:00 PM

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