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Document number: 8441
Date: 07 Aug 1861
Recipient: TALBOT William Henry Fox
Author: BANKS Alexander
Collection: British Library, London, Manuscripts - Fox Talbot Collection
Collection number historic: LA61-131
Last updated: 22nd March 2012

Engraving, Lithographic & General Printing Office
26. Waterloo Place.
Edinburgh Augt 7th 1861

For steel, use the Turpentine twice, then the soap Lee rubbing with a piece of soft paper or the fingers till all the grease is away, then wash with water, and dry with a clean rag.

For copper plates proceed in the same way, only instead of soap Lee use whiting and a little water.

A Banks

Mr Talbot

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