J. Herbin

The only information we have about L'Encre des Vaisseaux (The Ink of Ships) is that it was the first ink produced in J. Herbin's Paris workshop before 1700. 

J. Herbin was a sailor, probably familiar with the ink used aboard ships. The weather and the wet conditions on a sailing ship required an ink that was waterproof. Iron gall ink was the standard writing and drawing ink in Europe from about the 12th century to the 19th century. It remained in use into the 20th century. Good quality iron gall ink didn't fade in the light. It was indelible. This ink could be used with a quill, reed pen or brush.

J. Herbin made his own recipe of an iron gall ink. The recipe may have been formulated for the ship's master on his trips back and forth to India; or when he settled down in Paris to first start producing his sealing wax. Perhaps another sailor made his way to J. Herbin's workshop, and convinced him to produce a ship's ink.

Jacques Herbin 350th Anniversary Vert Atlantide Bottled Ink

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J. Herbin Jacques Herbin 350th Anniversary Vert Atlantide Bottled Ink

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J. Herbin "1670" Emerald Of Chivor - 50ml Bottled Ink

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J. Herbin J. Herbin "1670" Emerald Of Chivor - 50ml Bottled Ink

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J. Herbin "1670" Emeraude de Chivor is now available for purchase online and in-store pick up at Dromgoole's - Houston, Texas

Jacques Herbin Essentials Noir Abyssal Bottled Ink - 50 ml

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J. Herbin Jacques Herbin Essentials Noir Abyssal Bottled Ink - 50 ml

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Jacques Herbin Essentials Bleu Austral Ink Cartridges

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J. Herbin "1798" Kyanite Du Nepal - 50ml Bottled Ink

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J. Herbin J. Herbin "1798" Kyanite Du Nepal - 50ml Bottled Ink

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J. Herbin "1798" Kyanite Du Nepal is now available for purchase online and in-store pick up at Dromgoole's - Houston, Texas

Jacques Herbin Scented Bleu Plénitude Bottled Ink - 50ml

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J. Herbin Sampling Calligraphy - 10ml Bottled Ink

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J. Herbin J. Herbin Sampling Calligraphy - 10ml Bottled Ink

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J. Herbin Sampling Calligraphy is now available for purchase online and in-store pick up at Dromgoole's - Houston, Texas

Jacques Herbin Scented Noir Inspiration Bottled Ink - 50ml

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J. Herbin Jacques Herbin Scented Noir Inspiration Bottled Ink - 50ml

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Jacques Herbin Essentials Bleu Austral Bottled Ink - 50 ml

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J. Herbin Jacques Herbin Essentials Bleu Austral Bottled Ink - 50 ml

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Jacques Herbin Essentials Ambre de Baltique Ink Cartridges

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Jacques Herbin Essentials Violet Boréal Ink Cartridges

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Jacques Herbin Essentials Rouge D'Orient Ink Cartridges

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J. Herbin Stick Sealing Wax

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J. Herbin J. Herbin Stick Sealing Wax

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The J. Herbin Wax Stick is available for order on-line and in-store at Dromgoole's.

Jacques Herbin Essentials Vert Amazone Ink Cartridges

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J. Herbin Refillable Marker Pen

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J. Herbin J. Herbin Refillable Marker Pen

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J. Herbin's Refillable Marker Caliigraphy Pen is available for purchase in-store and online at Dromgoole's.

Jacques Herbin Lunares Ink Set

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J. Herbin Jacques Herbin Lunares Ink Set

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Jacques Herbin Essentials Violet Boréal Bottled Ink - 50 ml

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J. Herbin Jacques Herbin Essentials Violet Boréal Bottled Ink - 50 ml

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Jacques Herbin Essentials Ambre de Baltique Bottled Ink - 50 ml

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J. Herbin Jacques Herbin Essentials Ambre de Baltique Bottled Ink - 50 ml

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Jacques Herbin Solaris Ink Set

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J. Herbin "1798" Amethyste De L'Oural - 50ml Bottled Ink

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J. Herbin J. Herbin "1798" Amethyste De L'Oural - 50ml Bottled Ink

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J. Herbin "1798" Amethyste De L'Oural is now available for purchase online and in-store pick up at Dromgoole's - Houston, Texas

Jacques Herbin Scented Brun Prévenance Bottled Ink - 50ml

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J. Herbin Jacques Herbin Scented Brun Prévenance Bottled Ink - 50ml

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Jacques Herbin Essentials Gris de Houle Ink Cartridges

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Jacques Herbin Essentials Bleu de Minuit Ink Cartridges

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Jacques Herbin Essentials Bleu de Minuit Bottled Ink - 50 ml

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J. Herbin Jacques Herbin Essentials Bleu de Minuit Bottled Ink - 50 ml

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