ANTIQUE: Smith & Towns 1824 - Printed Posthorn Ledger paper
Paper from an irredeemably unused broken ledger book.
Made at Turkey Mill in Keighley, West Yorkshire in 1824 by papermakers Smith & Towns.
Handmade from linen rag and gelatine sized, these will be very hard-wearing and will accept print, watercolour and inks.
SMALL - 315 x 250 mm, 12 1/4 x 9 3/4 inch (approximately. This is a trimmed half sheet)
LARGE - 510 x 320 mm, 20 x 12 1/2 inches (approximately. A trimmed full sheet)
Weight - Approximately 98 gsm
Surface - Modern Laid (7/8ths of an inch apart)
Information provided with thanks by Stephen Hill - paper historian.
PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS PAPER IS SHOWING SIGNS OF AGE INCLUDING FOXING etc.