Tag: Dyes

  • God, Glory and Gold vs. God, Glory and … Dead Bugs

    God, Glory and Gold vs. God, Glory and … Dead Bugs

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    The cochineal is an insect slightly larger than a poppy seed. The bug’s carcass is the prime ingredient in creating a natural dye using carmine. Primarily a parasite, they are native to tropical and subtropical South America and up through North America and are collected from the pad of prickly pear cacti.

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Ray Hahn

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[elementor-template id=”3378″] Inclined Railroads and Funicular Railways By Louis Harrington as told to Nancy Harrington This story is for John. It’s about my postcard collection of inclined railroads and funicular railways. Compared to many of you who may have collections of thousands or maybe tens of thousands, my collection is quite small. I have just […]

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