Sealing Wax

“The time has come,” the Walrus said,
“To talk of many things:
Of shoes–and ships–and sealing-wax–
Of cabbages–and kings–
And why the sea is boiling hot–
And whether pigs have wings.

The Walrus and the Carpenter, Lewis Carroll

 

A fascinating look at the use of sealing wax to seal letters.  Among the facts we learn is that sealing wax was not actually wax.  The Past is truly a different country, and what a fascinating realm it is!

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Published in: on August 28, 2019 at 5:30 am  Comments Off on Sealing Wax  
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