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June 23, 2017

  Fine Vintage & Antique Art Papers

A fine paper Watercolor , Calligraphy, Drawing or Prints
 
Click on the links below for each kind of paper
-only a few sheets of each are left in stock
 
This legendary paper is no longer made as the historic paper mills closed long ago. Once the remaining sheets of theis historic papers are sold  they will be gone
forever.
Antique Whatman Off White Hand Made Papers
 
 
Antique Vellum Paper made
around 60+years ago
 
Vintage WHITE CRISBROOK
HAND-MADE PRINT PAPER- UNSIZED
 
Samples of  Antique Papers
 
 
 
 
DOUBLE ELEPHANT SHEETS OF
WHATMAN Off White/ buff Creswick Watercolor Paper Medium Rough
hand made around 1931 :
 
FULL DOUBLE ELEPHANT SHEETS OF
WHATMAN Off White/ buff Creswick Paper
hand made around 1931 Rough surface:

far Left in photo

This delightful hand made Rough sheet- is great for robust painting or ink work
Creswic Color -Buff Weight: 300gsm 210 lb approximately.
Gelatin Sized with Cotton & Linen Rag Content

Full sheet size: approximately 26 x 40 inches
size may vary 1/2 inch from sheet to sheet due to hand made sheet variances.

Watermarks: "Hand MADE" "J WHATMAN "ENGLAND" "B"
 
This antique Hand Made paper has some , some specks , color variations, and some dents from from age which add to the patina of this paper
There is slight overall toning more on the very edge of sheets
A Great paper to experience once in a lifetime.
Order a sample ahead of time to be sure as there are no returns.

 

 

Sample size of WHATMAN Off White Creswick
Rough
from around 1931

 
A Great paper to experience once in a lifetime. shown on LEFT of photo
 
One 5x7 Sample Antique
Whatman Rough Creswic Paper Sample $12 Each
Ships by US Mail Shipping is included
Please order a sample before ordering a full sheet as no returns are allowed on papers.
Edges are cut with occasional deckle edge in some sheets complete watermark only appears on largest sheet Partial watermark rarely appears in samples-no choice.
    .
Limited stock: only a few sheets remain available at the time of this post.
Please contact us for availability before ordering.

Full Sheet of Antique Whatman Hand MADE Rough
shown on LEFT of photo
Hand Made Whatman Buff Paper Rough $ per full double elephant sheet
Full sheet size: approximately 26 x 40 inches SHIPPED by US Mail ROLLED UP
This paper easily flattens and can be reverse rolled to hasten flattening-
Shipping is $24 for the first sheet & $3.00 for each additional sheet of the same-Ships only in 50 states of USA
Signature will be required upon delivery. No returns allowed- Please order a sample ahead of time
Hand made hot pressed paper often have a margin of less smooth paper due to the hand process.
Handmade paper has some light toning, some specks , color variations, and some dents from from age which add to the patina of this paper.
Deckel edge shows on 4 sides of full sheets- edge may vary and be slightly irregular due to hand making process
 
Due to a limited supply of full sheets no further discount is available
Prices & availability are subject to change and subject to prior sale.
 

 
 
 
 
 
FULL DOUBLE ELEPHANT SHEETS OF
WHATMAN Off White/ buff Creswick Paper
hand made around 1930
Medium Rough Linen texture surface:
see photo
This delightful hand made medium Rough sheet- has a slight linen texture lines
across the short side. This make the paper great for drawing,pastels ,painting or ink work
 
Creswic Color -Buff hand made paper
Weight: 300gsm 210 lb approximately.
Gelatin Sized with Cotton & Linen Rag Content

Full sheet size: approximately 26 x 40 inches
size may vary 1/2 inch from sheet to sheet due to hand made sheet variances.

Watermarks: "Hand MADE" "J WHATMAN "ENGLAND" "B"
 
This antique Hand Made paper has some , some specks , color variations, and some dents from from age which add to the patina of this paper
 
There is slight toning more toning on edges on the very edge of sheets
A Great paper to experience once in a lifetime.
Order a sample ahead of time as there are no returns.

 

 

Sample size of WHATMAN Off White Creswick Paper
Linen Texture Surface-Medium Rough
Hand Made around 1930

 
A Great paper to experience once in a lifetime. shown on in photo
 
One 5x7 Sample Antique
Hand Made Whatman Linen Texture Buff color Paper Sample size $12 Each  
Ships by US Mail Shipping is included
Please order a sample before ordering a full sheet as no returns are allowed on papers.
Edges are cut with occasional deckle edge in some sheets complete watermark only appears on largest sheet Partial watermark rarely appears in samples-no choice.
    .
 

 
Full Sheet of Antique Whatman Hand MADE Paper
Creswic/Buff Toned Linen Surface texture
Hand Made Whatman Buff color Paper- Linen texture-
Limited stock: only a few sheets remain available at the time of this post.
 
Full sheet size: approximately 26 x 40 inches
 

 VINTAGE WHATMAN WATERCOLOR PAPER

A Legendary paper that is no longer made-
 
  Whatman papers have been the gold standard for fine papers since the 1700's.
 
   This Antique mould made paper is no exception, it is carefully crafted to bring out the best in watercolour painting.
 
    Whatman company stopped producing watercolour paper to make the purest filter & scientific papers, much to the disappointment of artists world wide. Some artist papers were made as late as the 1980's.
 
    Artists such as Winslow Homer & John Singer Sargent quite often used rough surfaced Whatman cylinder mold made papers- because they could count on them to consistently take allot of handling and bring out the brilliance in their work.
     Every water color painter should experience painting on this superlative paper.     Photo shows smoother back side above & front side below.
 
A Legendary paper that is no longer made:
 
>This is a heavy 140 pound/ 290 grams weight watercolour paper -
(the standard measurement of paper 290 grams weight is the weight per square meter, this weight is also called 140 Pound per ream for this size paper)
>This is one of the brightest white watercolour papers ever made, it makes colors sing.
>Wonderfully and expertly sized to bring out the brilliance of colors on the paper.
>It designated rough surface. It is a bit smoother than other rough papers.The back side is even smoother closer to a cold pressed paper.
>It is 100% rag cotton paper, Acid free and Neutral in pH Made in England at the Springfield Mill, Madestone, Kent.
>This paper is in very good condition. There may be very minor dents or irregularities that lend character to the old Antique paper.
>This is one of the last of the great artist papers by Whatman available in a very limited supply.
 
VINTAGE WHATMAN WATERCOLOR PAPER 140 Lb.ROUGH Mould Made
This is Antique paper which may have slight dents to edges & interior. No returns allowed- please order the sample size below first.
Prices and shipping shown are only for the 50 states.
 
Vintage Whatman Watercolor Paper 5 Full Sheets:
140 Lb. Rough mould made 22x30 inch Limited stock
Five sheets for $
SHIPPED IN A TUBE ROLLED UP by Priority Mail
Shipping is $18 for each set of 5 sheets Signature will be required upon delivery.
No returns allowed- Please read listing completely & order a sample ahead of time- above
This heavy paper easily flattens and can be reverse rolled on the outside of the shipping tube to hasten flattening- may incur some dents that will flatten when stretched.
Complete Watermark appears on each of these 22x30 sheet
This is Antique paper which may have slight dents to edges & interior. No returns allowed- please order the sample size above first.
 
 
 
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
Do not order any below unless contacting us by e- mail to confirm there are any still available:

 VINTAGE WHATMAN WATERCOLOR PAPER

A Legendary paper that is no longer made-
 
  Whatman papers have been the gold standard for fine papers since the 1700's.
 
   This Antique mould made paper is no exception, it is carefully crafted to bring out the best in watercolour painting.
 
    Whatman company stopped producing watercolour paper to make the purest filter & scientific papers, much to the disappointment of artists world wide. Some artist papers were made as late as the 1980's.
 
    Artists such as Winslow Homer & John Singer Sargent quite often used rough surfaced Whatman cylinder mold made papers- because they could count on them to consistently take allot of handling and bring out the brilliance in their work.
     Every water color painter should experience painting on this superlative paper.     Photo shows smoother back side above & front side below.
 
A Legendary paper that is no longer made:
 
>This is a heavy 140 pound/ 290 grams weight watercolour paper -
(the standard measurement of paper 290 grams weight is the weight per square meter, this weight is also called 140 Pound per ream for this size paper)
>This is one of the brightest white watercolour papers ever made, it makes colors sing.
>Wonderfully and expertly sized to bring out the brilliance of colors on the paper.
>It designated rough surface. It is a bit smoother than other rough papers.The back side is even smoother closer to a cold pressed paper.
>It is 100% rag cotton paper, Acid free and Neutral in pH Made in England at the Springfield Mill, Madestone, Kent.
>This paper is in very good condition. There may be very minor dents or irregularities that lend character to the old Antique paper.
>This is one of the last of the great artist papers by Whatman available in a very limited supply.
 
VINTAGE WHATMAN WATERCOLOR PAPER 140 Lb.ROUGH Mould Made

This is Antique paper which may have slight dents to edges & interior. No returns allowed- please order the sample size below first.
Prices and shipping shown are only for the 50 states.
VINTAGE WHATMAN WATERCOLOR PAPER 140 Lb.ROUGH Mould Made:
 

  

SOLD OUT NO MORE AVAILABLE
Vintage Whatman Watercolor Paper 5 Full Sheets:
140 Lb. Rough mould made 22x30 inch Limited stock
Five sheets  last 5 sheets have sold
SHIPPED IN A TUBE ROLLED UP by Priority Mail
Shipping is $18 for each set of 5 sheets Signature will be required upon delivery.
No returns allowed- Please read listing completely & order a sample ahead of time- above
This heavy paper easily flattens and can be reverse rolled on the outside of the shipping tube to hasten flattening- may incur some dents that will flatten when stretched.
Complete Watermark appears on each of these 22x30 sheet
This is Antique paper which may have slight dents to edges & interior. No returns allowed- please order the sample size above first.
 
Purchase Antique Hand Made Vellum Paper Below:
 
 Antique Hand Made Vellum Paper:
 
   Legendary papers for calligraphy & writing that were hand made in the great British paper mills of the past.
 
These papers were made 60-70 years ago,Only a few sheets are available
 
   When wove paper was introduced in England and France in the late 1700's it was so fine and smooth it became known as paper vellum- originating in France as the term "Paper ve'lin".
     
Paper Vellum also known as vegetable parchment has distinct advantages : evenness of surface for delicate work and lower cost than leather parchment.
 
These Antique buff parchment colored papers were expertly sized to bring out crispness in calligraphy with watercolor or ink. Great for calligraphy, illumination, family crest or tree.
 
These rare papers have an exquisite smooth hot pressed texture. They are semi transparent.
Each sheet is slightly different as they were hand made by the best paper making artisans of the time.
 
It is made of 100% cotton and linen rag. Linen adds strength.
Photo From left to right:
Lightweight Vellum is watermarked "HAND MADE J WHATMAN ENGLAND"
heavy weight vellum in the middle is watermarked "HAND MADE J WHATMAN ENGLAND"> Full sheets are unavailable of this
medium weight vellum on the right is watermarked "J Green & Son Hand Made"
 
These are the last available sheets of this legendary handmade Art & Calligraphy papers!
 
Antique Hand Made Vellum Papers:
This paper is in very good condition. There is some toning from age and may be very minor dents or irregularities that lend character to the old Antique paper
A Very Limited Supply of this old paper is available from our private reserve- subject to prior sale.
Prices and shipping shown are only for the 50 states. No returns allowed- please order the sample size below first.
This Fine Hand Made Paper is no longer made- the paper mill has been closed for for over 30 years.Each large sample is 5 x 7 approximately- A great gift for calligraphers.
     
    Antique Vellum Papers Hand -Made in the great paper mills of the past:
    Set of 3 samples $44 each set
     
    Price includes Shipping by US samples are approximately 5x7 inches each
    Edges are cut with occasional deckle edge in some sheets. Partial watermarks may occur randomly on samples with no choice
    There may be some toning from age , spots, dents and ruffling of occasional deckles;all part of the character of these great Antique papers.
 
Full Sheets of Antique Hand Made J B Green Vellum Paper
Medium Weight 90 Lb.Smooth hot pressed- Buff parchment color.
Full Sheet: 18 by 22.5 inch approximately. With deckle edges.
Watermarked twice on each sheet: "J Green & Son" "HAND MADE"
shown on right in photo:
Limited stock: only a few sheets remaining available please contact us.
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Full Sheets of Antique Hand Made Whatman Vellum Paper
Light Weight - around 60 Lb.Smooth hot pressed-
Buff parchment color. With some natural age toning on edges.
Full Sheet: 18 by 23.2 inch approximately. With deckle edges.
Watermarked
"HAND MADE J WHATMAN ENGLAND"
shown on Left in photo:
Limited stock: only a few sheets remaining available please contact us.
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Full Sheets of
Antique Hand Made Whatman Vellum Paper Heavy Weight
 
This paper shows Real age - Ideal if aged vellum is desired
Some natural all over darkening from age on the whole sheet with some darker toning on edges.
- overall darker aging tone than the other Antique vellums offered above
 
Has some slight ripples in the full sheet making the paper look like old animal hide parchment.- sheets can be flattened
 
HEAVY Weight -300 gsm around 120 Lb.Smooth hot pressed- Buff parchment color.
 
Full Sheet: 18.5 by 23.5 inch approximately. With deckle edges. (photo is not actual size)
Watermarked
"HAND MADE J WHATMAN ENGLAND"
Limited stock: only a few sheets remaining available please contact us.
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Purchase Antique WHATMAN Hand Made Paper Creswick below

Antique WHATMAN Hand Made Paper Creswick

54 to 80+ year old blank paper.

This is a buff toned "Creswick" paper was Whatman's version of a very popular paper originally designed by Thomas Creswick in the 1830's.
 
Textures of Whatman Creswic papers:
 
from Right to Left:
 
Right Creswic Hot Pressed 1959- a few full sheets are available see below.
 
Middle Creswic Cold pressed c.1959 (only a few full sheets available- inquire)
 
Left: Double Elephant size Creswic Rough c.1931 (only a few full sheets available- inquire)
 
 
All these papers are sized for watercolor or ink.
 
Some samples sets of all three of these paper available to purchase. see our:Samples of  Antique Papers
 
The color of this amazing paper seems to be alive as it changes with with lighting.
 
These papers are fantastic for figurative works .
 
The hot pressed on the left is the lightest in color.
 
  

 
 
 
 
 
FULL DOUBLE ELEPHANT SHEETS OF
WHATMAN Off White/ buff Creswick Paper
hand made around 1930
Medium Rough Linen texture surface:
see photo
This delightful hand made medium Rough sheet- has a slight linen texture lines
across the short side. This make the paper great for drawing,pastels ,painting or ink work
 
Creswic Color -Buff hand made paper
Weight: 300gsm 210 lb approximately.
Gelatin Sized with Cotton & Linen Rag Content

Full sheet size: approximately 26 x 40 inches
size may vary 1/2 inch from sheet to sheet due to hand made sheet variances.

Watermarks: "Hand MADE" "J WHATMAN "ENGLAND" "B"
 
This antique Hand Made paper has some , some specks , color variations, and some dents from from age which add to the patina of this paper
 
There is slight toning more toning on edges on the very edge of sheets
A Great paper to experience once in a lifetime.
Order a sample ahead of time as there are no returns.

 

 

Sample size of WHATMAN Off White Creswick Paper
Linen Texture Surface-Medium Rough
Hand Made around 1930

 
A Great paper to experience once in a lifetime. shown on in photo
 
One 5x7 Sample Antique
Hand Made Whatman Linen Texture Buff color Paper Sample size $12 Each  
Ships by US Mail Shipping is included
Please order a sample before ordering a full sheet as no returns are allowed on papers.
Edges are cut with occasional deckle edge in some sheets complete watermark only appears on largest sheet Partial watermark rarely appears in samples-no choice.
    .
Limited stock: only a few sheets remain available at the time of this post.
Please contact us for availability before ordering.

Full Sheet of Antique Whatman Hand MADE Paper
Creswic/Buff Toned Linen Surface texture
Hand Made Whatman Buff color Paper- Linen texture-
Full sheet size: approximately 26 x 40 inches SHIPPED by US Mail ROLLED UP
This paper easily flattens and can be reverse rolled to hasten flattening-
Shipping is $24 for the first sheet & $3.00 for each additional sheet of the same-Ships only in 50 states of USA
Signature will be required upon delivery. No returns allowed- Please order a sample ahead of time
Hand made hot pressed paper often have a margin of less smooth paper due to the hand process.
Handmade paper has some light toning, some specks , color variations, and some dents from from age which add to the patina of this paper.
Deckel edge only shows in photo on the bottom of these samples , but on full sheet deckel edge is on 4 sides - edge may vary and be slightly irregular due to hand making process
 
Due to a limited supply of full sheets no further discount is available
Prices & availability are subject to change and subject to prior sale.
 
Creswic Hot Pressed 1959
     
     
    FULL SHEETS OF
    WHATMAN Hand Made Creswick
    Hot Pressed Paper 1959:
    This delightful hand made smooth Hot Pressed sheet- is great for detail work or prints.

    Creswic Color -Buff Weight: 140 lb approximately.
    Gelatin Sized with Cotton & Linen Rag Content

    Full sheet size: approximately 19. 5 x 24.25 inches
    handmade paper varies slightly in size from sheet to sheet

    Watermarks: "Hand MADE" "J WHATMAN 1959”“ENGLAND"" B" see photos below
     
    This antique Hand Made paper has some light toning, some specks , color variations, and some dents from from age which add to the patina of this paper
     
    A Great paper to experience once in a lifetime.
    There is a very limited supply.
    Limited stock: only a few sheets
    remaining available please contact us.
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    4 2012
    Watermark from left to right "HAND MADE J WHATMAN ENGLAND B"
    The photos of the watermarks are taken with light from the back which shows the paper darker than it appears on the surface.
 
 
FULL SHEETS OF
WHATMAN Hand Made Creswick
Cold Pressed Paper 1959:
This delightful Cold Pressed sheet is considered by many to be the finest paper ever made for watercolors or ink work.
This gorgeous toned paper is especially great for figurative works
Creswic Color -Buff Weight: 140 lb approximately.
Gelatin Sized with Cotton & Linen Rag Content

Full sheet size: approximately 19.75 x 25 inches
Handmade paper varies slightly in size from sheet to sheet

Watermarks: "J WHATMAN 1959” “ENGLAND" see photos below
     
Antique paper has some light toning, some specks , color variations, and some dents from from age which add to the patina of this paper. Fine paper often has a irregular deckle margin.
 
This gorgeous toned paper is especially great for figurative works
A Great paper to experience once in a lifetime.
Texture shown as the middle paper in the photo at the left
 
Full sheet at right- color varies from sheet to sheet and in various light
Full Sheet of Antique Whatman Hand Made Cold pressed
Limited stock: only a few sheets remaining available please contact us.
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Below watermark "J WHATMAN 1959"
The photos of the watermarks are taken with light from the back which shows the paper darker than it appears on the surface.