VINTAGE: J Whatman 1920s Handmade. Creswick (cream), Double Elephant, 320gsm 210lb.
VINTAGE: J Whatman 1920s Handmade. Creswick (cream), Double Elephant, 320gsm 210lb.

VINTAGE: J Whatman 1920s Handmade. Creswick (cream), Double Elephant, 320gsm 210lb.

Regular price €1.456,95

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A vintage handmade watercolour and drawing paper, highly desirable and absolutely beautiful. 

This is a buff toned paper made by Whatman called "Creswick"-  a very popular paper originally designed & made by Thomas Creswick.

The color of this amazing paper seems to be alive as it changes with with lighting during the day. The buff colour at times seems slightly yellow then pink and then off white. This paper is fantastic for figurative works in watercolor & drawing

Handmade in the 1920s or 30s at the Springfield Mill, Kent, England.

Type: Watercolour & Drawing Paper

'Drawing Paper' referred to papers which were made for fine-art disciplines including drawing, printmaking and painting etc.

Typical uses include drawing, painting, printmaking. 

Size: (inches): 27¼ x 41 inches, 680 x 1040 mm

Nominal Size: Double Elephant

Shade: Creswick (off-white/cream)

Ream Weight: 210lb

Sheet Weight: 320gsm

Surface: Wove, BB Rough

Year: 1920s or 30s  

Handmade: Using linen and/or cotton rag, gelatine sized. 

There is nothing which compares to the quality of J Whatman handmade paper. The discipline required to consistently make the same sheet time and time again is apparent when you handle these papers. They are simply magnificent.