This collection of paper came from a paper conservator and have been collected over the years from various sources.
Some of the sheets are watermarked (dates or J Whatman) and some are not. We are presuming it's all J Whatman on the look and feel of the papers, they're all very, very similar in tone, weight and surface.
This is original J Whatman Drawing paper which was made for fine-art in general incuding drawing, watercolour and printmaking and used by artists such as Turner and Blake.
Condition is mixed; some are clean, some are showing signs of age including foxing and discolouration.
Size: 355 x 260 mm, 13 3/4 x 10 1/4 inches
Weight: 170gsm (approximately)
Surface: Hot Pressed (smooth)
Colour: Toned off white
Fibre: Linen Rag
PACK 1: 3 sheets
Watermarks: 1813 and J Whatman
Condition: 2 sheets are foxed
PACK 2: 2 sheets
Watermarks: 1808 (partial)
Condition: OK - some signs of aging.
PACK 3: 14 sheets
Condition: Some foxing and marks
PACK 4: 5 sheets
Condition: Some foxing
PACK 5: 2 sheets
Watermarks: J Whatman (partial due to trimming)
Condition: OK - a few minor age related marks
PACK 6: 8 sheets
Condition: OK - a few mm of one corner missing on each sheet