Glasgow Science Festival: The James Watt Print Show

Glasgow Science Festival: The James Watt Print Show

James Watt is famed for his world-changing work on steam engines. But did you know he also invented a letter copier? Celebrate the legacy of Watt’s innovation through this exciting new exhibition by some of Scotland’s leading artists, pushing the boundaries of the process. The exhibition will coincide with a talk by curators, engineer and printmaker Roger Farnham and papermaker Jacki Parry RSA. Discover how they made ink and copy paper conditioner using Watt's 1780 patent recipes and the special copy paper required using ingredients available in the late 18th century. 16+.

  • 16 Jun 2019
  • Trongate 103
    Trongate 103, Glasgow G1 5HD,-4.2468384&q=Trongate+103
  • Venue: Trongate 103
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