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Dec 7, 2016

  Antique Whatman Watercolor Papers

These legendary off white papers are no longer made as the historic paper mill closed long ago. Once the remaining few sheets are sold  they will be gone forever.
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SEE ALSO :
 
Antique Vellum Paper made around 60+years ago
 
Vintage WHITE CRISBROOK HAND-MADE PAPER
 
Samples of  Antique Papers

Antique WHATMAN Creswick off white Paper

Watercolor Hand Made 54 to 80 years ago.

    This is a buff toned "Creswick" style paper was Whatman's version of a very popular paper originally designed by Thomas Creswick in the 1830's.
     
    They are gelatin sized for watercolor or ink.
     
    The off white color of this amazing paper seems to be alive as it changes with with lighting.
     
    These papers are fantastic for figurative works.
     

    Textures of Whatman off white/ buff Creswic papers:

    Left: Double Elephant size Creswic Medium Rough c.1931

    Middle: Creswic Cold pressed c.1959

    Right: Creswic Hot Pressed 1959- the lightest in color

     
  
SET OF 4 SAMPLES
Antique Whatman Hand-made Off White- Buff toned Creswic papers
Rough 1931, Cold Pressed 1959 & Hot Pressed 1959 and Linen texture 1930 More information
5x7" Set of 4 samples $48 each set, includes Priority Mail shipping
includes shipping by First Class Mail Parcel. Samples may randomly have partial watermarks or deckel edges. DEF 2,5 & PS 3,4
 
WHATMAN Hand Made Off White/Buff Creswick
Hot Pressed Paper 1959:
This delightful hand made smooth Hot Pressed sheet- great for detail work or prints.
Creswic Color -off white Weight: 140 lb approximately.
Gelatin Sized with Cotton & Linen Rag Content
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.
 
Limited stock
Full sheet size: approximately 19 x 24 inches
handmade paper varies slightly in size from sheet to sheet
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.

Single Full Sheets of Creswic Off White/buff Hot Pressed Paper $64 per single full sheet PF 4

$12 SHIPPING by US Mail ROLLED UP
    This paper easily flattens and can be reverse rolled on the outside of the shipping tube to hasten flattening-
    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 papers often have a margin of less smooth paper due to the hand process. Paper may have toning and some dents from from age which add to the patina of this paper. Hand made deckel edge may be slightly irregular due to hand making process.

    5 x 7 Sample of WHATMAN Off White/ Buff Creswick Hot Pressed c.1959 PS 4
    $12 Each Includes shipping by US Mail - US only

 
FIVE Full Sheets of Creswic Off White/buff Hot Pressed Paper c.1959
$280 per 5 full sheets 5PF 4
(=$56 each per sheet)
Shipping is $16 per five sheets SHIPS by US Mail - US only
      Signature will be required upon delivery. No returns allowed- Please order a sample ahead of time.
      Hand made hot pressed papers often have a margin of less smooth paper due to the hand process.
      Paper may have toning and some dents from from age which add to the patina of this paper.
      Hand made deckel edge may 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.

WHATMAN Creswick Cold/ Not Pressed c.1959
 
FULL SHEETS OF Cold Pressed
WHATMAN Hand Made Off White- Creswick
Paper 1959:
    This delightful Cold Pressed sheet is considered by many to be the finest paper ever made for watercolors or ink work.       

    shown in middle of photo>

    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.
     
    A Great paper to experience once in a lifetime.
 
Limited stock

Full Sheet of Antique Whatman Hand Made Cold pressed

Creswic Off White/Buff Paper $78 per full sheet PF 3  
$16 SHIPPING by US Mail IN A TUBE ROLLED UP
    This paper easily flattens and can be reverse rolled on the outside of the shipping tube to hasten flattening-
    Signature will be required upon delivery. No returns allowed- Please order a sample ahead of time
 
Watermarked "J WHATMAN 1959"

This photo was taken lit from the which shows the paper darker than it appears.

Due to a limited supply of full sheets no further discount is available
Prices & availability are subject to change and subject to prior sale.

 
Sample size of WHATMAN Off White/ Buff Creswick Cold Pressed c.1959
shown in middle of photo
One 5x7 Sample Antique Whatman cold pressed Creswic Paper $12 Each PS 3
Includes Shipping by US Mail

 
FULL DOUBLE ELEPHANT SHEETS OF
WHATMAN Off White/ buff Creswick Paper
hand made around 1931
Semi Rough Linen texture surface:
This delightful hand made medium Rough sheet- has a slight linen texture lines
across the short side. (see Photo )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

Watermarks: "Hand MADE" "J WHATMAN "ENGLAND" "B"
This antique Hand Made paper has some specks , color variations & some dents from from age. There is of slight toning more on edges- great patina from age.
A Great paper to experience once in a lifetime.
 
Limited stock
Full Sheet of Antique Whatman Hand MADE Paper
Creswic/Buff Toned Linen Semi Rough texture c.1931
Double Elephant Full sheet size: approximately 26 x 40 inches
$124 per full sheet DEF 5
$24 SHIPPING by US Mail ROLLED UP
      Ships only in USA Signature will be required upon delivery.
      Please order a sample ahead of time - No returns allowed.

      This paper easily flattens and can be reverse rolled to hasten flattening.  Hand made hot pressed paper often have a margin of less smooth paper due to the hand process.
      The sheets have some patina from age: light toning, some specks, color variations & some dents. Deckel edges on 4 sides of full sheet edge may be slightly irregular due to hand making process.

      5 x 7 Sample of 1931 Whatman Hand Made Creswic Buff Toned Linen Texture Semi Rough Paper

      $12 Includes shipping by US Mail - US only DES 5

 
We have no full sheets of vintage white watercolor paper to offer
the few sheets remaining are reserved for our artwork through retirement.

 

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
Sorry - not available at this time
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.
 
 
WHATMAN Off White/ buff Creswick Paper
hand made around 1931 Rough surface

FULL DOUBLE ELEPHANT SHEET

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.
5 x 7 Sample of 1931 WHATMAN Light Buff Creswick
Hand Made Rough Textured Paper

$12 each includes shipping by US Mail - US only DES 2

A Great paper to experience once in a lifetime. shown on LEFT of photo

FULL DOUBLE ELEPHANT SHEET OF
WHATMAN Light Buff Creswick
Hand Made
Paper Rough Surface

c.1931

shown on LEFT of photo
Hand Made 1931 Whatman Light Buff Paper Rough
Full sheet size: approximately 26 x 40 inches

Sorry - not available at this time

$24 SHIPPING by US Mail - ROLLED UP - US only

This paper easily flattens and can be reverse rolled to hasten flattening

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
 
DEF 2
Due to a limited supply of full sheets no further discount is available
Prices & availability are subject to change and subject to prior sale.