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
Target Audience: Manuscript professionals, students and the general public
Seats are limited, please click the button below to register.