J Whatman

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    Authors & editors

    Balston Ltd, W L R

    Year of publication 1931

    Medium Book

    Arts, culture and heritage > Design, Iconography & stamps
    Manufacturing > Paper

    Scope & contentA book of hand-made paper with various weights and styles of paper throughout by the owners of Springfield Mills, Maidstone, who were the sole sales representatives of H Reeve Angel & Co.

    The text is based on a hand-cut alphabet, with raised and burnished gold leaf on an Illuminated page. Four engravings are etched and printed from original copper plates. Other illustrations are engraved in wood.

    Copies held

    Accession no. 232342

    • Shelf location: SPECIAL-BAL
    • Donor: James Tasker
    • Notes: email enclosed indicating the book was from the estate of Norman Wilkinson CBE RI, marine artist

    Divisions within this publication

    • 1: Paper-making, the stronghold of hand-craft
    • 2: The name and fame of James Whatman the Younger
    • 3: The mill, machinery and hands
    • 4: Of the pleasure of craftmanship
    • 5: Of the results of craftsmanship