Adult Coloring in the Early 1600s

Posted by David Foster on 10/15/2016 to Interesting Crayon & Coloring History      Share  | 
Fanciful maps, printed in 1610 and 1620, were popular for coloring by members of the British nobility. No crayons, though...watercolors were used. It was claimed that "practise of the hand, doth speedily instruct the mind, and strongly confirme the memorie beyond any thing else." See this article.