Misconception, Number One!

Were you aware that India ink did not originate in India?

Believe it or not, India ink was first invented and utilized in China.  This type of ink is commonly used for writing and printing as well as for drawing or outlining.  India ink even has medical applications and other non-artistic uses.

Source: Sorry, Wrong Answer: Trivia Questions That Even Know-It Alls Get Wrong by Rod L. Evans.


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