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Antique J Whatman - Imperial size and smaller.

Antique J Whatman - Imperial size and smaller.

Regular price £35.00

These papers were handmade between 1858 and 1919.

Sizes vary but are mainly Imperial (or Full Sheet in the US). Some are smaller, the sizes are detailed for each type of paper. 

Useful for printmaking (relief, etching, letterpress, screenprint etc), watercolour, drawing, pen, ink, pencil, digital inkjet. The Hot Pressed papers are particularly suitable for detail work such as botanical art.  

All of the papers are generally in good condition, some have a few age-related marks or imperfections commensurate with papers in excess of 150 years old.

The papers are watermarked with "J Whatman" and the year of manufacture. 

Papers  

Year of manufacture: 1873 B 90lb

Weight (approx): 190gsm 90lb (medium weight)

Size (approx) : 775 x 555 mm, 30 1/2 x 21 3/4 inches

Surface Texture: Hot pressed surface (smooth)

  

Year of manufacture: 1877

Weight (approx): 150gsm (medium weight)

Size (approx) : 560 x 445 mm, 22 1/4 x 17 1/2 inches

Surface Texture: Hot pressed surface (smooth)

 

Year of manufacture: 1878

Weight (approx): 150gsm (medium weight)

Size (approx) : 780 x 560 mm, 30 3/4 x 22 inches

Surface Texture: Hot pressed surface (smooth)

 

Year of manufacture: 1878 HW

Weight (approx): 300gsm (heavyweight)

Size (approx) : 785 x 565 mm, 31 x 22 1/2 inches

Surface Texture: Hot pressed surface (smooth)

 

Year of manufacture: 1881

Weight (approx): 250gsm (heavyweight)

Size (approx) : 790 x 576 mm, 31 1/4 x 22 1/2 inches

Surface Texture: Hot pressed surface (smooth)

 

Year of manufacture: 1919

Weight (approx): 220gsm (heavyweight)

Size (approx): 657 x 495 mm, 24 x 17 1/2 inches

Surface Texture: Rough surface (very textured), also watermarked with 'Turkey Mill'.

  For printmaking (relief, etching, letterpress, screenprint etc), botanical & detail painting, drawing, pen, ink, pencil, inkjet.