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Whatman, James

Blank sheet of heavy wove paper without watermark. Countersheet of paper with watermark: J Whatman 1842.

Sheet size ca. 21 x 26,3 cm. Condition:very good. Several sheets available (8)
Please note that the pictures of the watermarks and structure of the paper do not represent the true colour of the paper as they were made with a lightsource behind the paper and manipulated to get a clear picture.ΒΆ James Whatman, the man generally credited as the inventor of wove paper (which he developed in the mid 1750s at the request of printer William Baskerville, who wanted a more even surface to print on than the laid papers available at that time).

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Product id:
539

€ 25,00

In stock: 7