VINTAGE: J Whatman 1872 Paper in a Pack
VINTAGE: J Whatman 1872 Paper in a Pack
VINTAGE: J Whatman 1872 Paper in a Pack
VINTAGE: J Whatman 1872 Paper in a Pack
VINTAGE: J Whatman 1872 Paper in a Pack
VINTAGE: J Whatman 1872 Paper in a Pack

VINTAGE: J Whatman 1872 Paper in a Pack

Regular price £35.00

10 sheets of vintage J Whatman delivered to your door in a box.

The paper is was handmade 149 years ago in 1872 at Springfield Mill, Kent, England by the greatest papermakers of all time, J Whatman,

It was made using gelatine sized linen rag and weighs in at a sturdy 130gsm, 44lb; the equivament of a high quality text-weight paper.

It has a smooth surface and is ideal for most media; printmaking inks, watercolour, acylic, gouche,drawing inks, pencil and more. 

Size:  280 x 220 mm, 10 3/4 x 8 3/4 inches (approximately)

Pack: 10 sheets

Colour: Light Blue

Surface: Smooth, Laid

Watermarks: Various - the accompanying photos show the various watermarks found within the sheets. 

Condition: Generally excellent - this paper was salvaged from a book where it had been incorporated as interleaving in the late 1800s.

As shown in the photographs there are signs of age on the edges. There are occasional age related blemishes to the face of some sheets but these are very minor and few and far between. 

USES: Bookbinding, conservation, printmaking, fine-art, stage & film props.

PLEASE NOTE: The colour of the paper is very light blue. The first two photographs are against a pure white background. The watermark photos have been taken on a lightboard and do not show the paper's colour accurately.