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History. Old Soviet colored pencils with box (circa 1959)

Pencil History - Pencils.com

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Did you know that modern pencils owe it all to a Roman writing instrument called a stylus? Pencil history is filled with facts like this, and much more...

History - Pencil Museum

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History timeline. 1500. Graphite deposits found in Borrowdale. 1558. Elizabeth I comes to the throne. 1600-1800. Graphite in lump form used as lubricant, ...

History of the Lead Pencil - Early Office Museum

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Early Office Museum 1893. History of the Lead Pencil. Lead pencils, of course, contain no lead. The writing medium is graphite, a form of carbon. Writing ...

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May 13, 2015 ... A web series chronicling the history and origins of popular stuff. In this episode of "The Utterly Amazing Web Series," the history of the common, ...

The History of the Pencil - Learning Resource Server

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1564- This is where the story of the graphite pencil begins. It goes something like this.... There was a terrible storm in near Borrowdale, England in 1564. As most ...

History of Pencils - Pens and Writing Instruments

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Pencils and pens are very old writing tools (which were first used some 5000 years ago) but are still used today despite the electronic technology that we use for ...

History of the Pencil: Fascinating Facts About Pencils | Reader's Digest

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Why pencils are yellow, why only Americans use #2 pencils, and more interesting facts about pencils and the history of the pencil you never knew.

The Pencil: A History of Design and Circumstance: Henry Petroski ...

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Editorial Reviews. Amazon.com Review. Like most other human artifacts, the common pencil, made and sold today by the millions, has a long and complex ...

Who invented the pencil and when? | Reference.com

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Pencils were invented in 1795 by a French scientist named Nicolas-Jacques Conte. He used a mixture of graphite, clay and water baked in a kiln to create the  ...

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Though graphite sticks had been used in England for marking purposes since the 1500s, the modern pencil was invented by Nicholas Jacques Conte in 1795, and consisted of powdered graphite mixed with clay surrounded by wood.
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Visual History of the Pencil | Museum of Every Day Life

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A VISUAL HISTORY OF THE PENCIL. pencil archway mosaic. Latin Origins. The word pencil comes from the latin, penicillum , the name for a small, fine-tipped ...

The Surprising History of the Pencil – Brain Pickings

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Jun 24, 2013 ... The Surprising History of the Pencil. What medieval smuggling has to do with the atomic structure of carbon. By Maria Popova.

History of Pencils - Berol

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The writing instrument we know as a lead pencil is completely misnamed, but this very inaccuracy is a clue to its history. The ancient Romans painted fine ...