A vintage handmade, 128gsm text/drawing weight paper made in the 1950s or 60s.
Originally produced as a premium writing or ledger paper, these have found great affection in more recent times as a premium quality paper for various fine-art techniques including watercolour, drawing, printmaking and bookbinding.
These laid, white sheets contain two watermarks and have a very smooth surface.
WS Hodgkinson were one of the great British papermakers, producing cotton rag sheets from 1610 until 1972 at Wookey Hole in Somerset, England
Surface: HOT PRESS (smooth), Laid
Size: 440 x 345 mm, 17 1/4 x 13 1/2 inches
Weight: 128gsm (+/-) (high quality text weight)
Watermarks: WSH & Co, British Handmade, a rampant lion in a shield with a crown atop.