Hand-colored aquatint, engraving, and etching on wove paper with the j whatman 1830 watermark, engraved by robert havell, matted and framed under glass in a gilded wood frame, overall 43 x 30 estimate. Audubon originals: large or small which are one-eighth the size of a full sheet of paper the papermaker was j whatman if whatman's watermark is on the paper, you can be certain you. John james audubon's the birds of america: the duke of portland set size watercolor drawings, on j whatman and j whatman turkey mill paper with watermarks dated. Watermarks and the determination of format in british paper, 1794-circa 1830 the watermark `j whatman, 1794' is found in so many books and letters.
James whatman, two natural deckle edges, with a whatman watermark and the mill monogram the paper burns completely, a history of j whatman & balston handmade paper vintage paper co uk sells the largest range of j whatman papers at vintagepaperco we have j whatman antique paper for watercolour, printmaking or just to keep and t-24 $10. James whatman (1702-1759), the elder, was a paper maker, born in kent, who made revolutionary advances to the craft in england he is noted as the inventor of wove paper (or vélin), an innovation used for high quality art and printing. Jwhatman watermark paper as cover, is it rare moderator: volunteer moderator team page 1 of 1 [ 9 posts ] previous topic | next topic : author message. These notes are either part of the great rarities collection, are wookey hole mill watermarked, j green watermarked or j whatman watermarked and are currently not for sale.
[laid paper with 1794 j whatman watermark] mild rumpling in margins outside of plate mark $250 plate cv r lancake, del js miller, sculp. The bien edition was also produced on double elephant folio paper but not on whatman paper the bien edition prints do not carry a watermark they do however credit bien on the bottom right hand corner of the print instead of r havell. Turkey mill paper j whatman - watermark on batonne laid paper turkey mill, in maidstone, kent england may have been the site of a medieval fulling mill, certainly a fulling mill was operating by 1629. Two paper stocks were used throughout the production, both bearing the name of the english paper-maker james whatman william balston, the apprentice and successor of the younger james whatman, shared the rights to the old whatman company and used the watermark j whatman the hollingsworth family had the rights to the watermark j whatman. All of the papers are generally in good condition, some have a few age-related marks or imperfections commensurate with papers in excess of 150 years old the papers are watermarked with j whatman and the year of manufacture.
Watermarks: j whatman 1803 and fleur-de-lis in a shield surmounted by a crown from the papers of vicente sebastián pintado described in: vicente sebastián pintado, surveyor general of spanish west florida, 1805-17 : the man and his maps / by. J whatman blake's first extant illuminated book, songs of innocence copy u, was printed in black ink on an undated sheet of wove paper in c 1789 the countermark on copy u read j whatman. Information below is the lot/description information from our havell edition, elephant-folio paper watermarked j whatman/1836,. Printed on paper watermarked j whatman 1862, distinctly laid out nicely in the center rarity 11, according to pf rarity 11, according to pf plate letter z serial # 165288 hand written in red ink.
In 1793 taylor entered a partnership to manufacture paper in ireland, but brought bankruptcy on himself in 1797, when his five-vat mill at tovil was offered for sale he died in dublin in april 1804, presumably during an attempt to salvage his business interests. Whatman made laid texture paper with watermark 1690 hand made a winged woman and chariot and a britiannia device/watermark (not shown) this paper was made for grosvenor charter, paper merchants in london 1690 is their founding date. Audubon's papers are typical of high quality, wove watercolor papers and it is extremely difficult to distinguish one paper from another without the watermarks the papers fall into three rough size categories, which fit the whatman production sizes.
I have a audubon hummingbird print with a whatman 1833 watermark audubon little screech owl about 39x26 with binding stitch holes on j whatman watermarked paper. Paper and watermarks from wykeham books and his writing and drawing papers, with the j whatman watermark, became famous throughout europe and america these early. Transmitted-infrared detail (fuji, 10-11 µm) of the verso of renoir's grove of trees (1888/90) showing the paper's watermark the art institute of chicago, 19821827 the art institute of chicago, 19821827. The turkey mill watermark is located at the edge of the sheet, while the whatman watermark is more towards the middle because it is on the far edge of the paper, the turkey mill watermark is more likely to be trimmed.
Two paper stocks were used throughout production, both bearing the name of the famous eighteenth-century english papermaker, james whatman a man called balston had part of the rights to the old whatman company and used the watermark j whatman the hollingsworth family had rights to the watermark j whatman/turkey mill. The paper used for the havell edition was of two types, j whatman and j whatman turkey mill both types of paper had a watermark that can usually be seen when the print is backlit at left is a composite photo (which can be clicked for a larger view) that shows examples of each of the two watermarks found on havell edition prints. For the historian, watermarks in paper can provide useful reference points to the date of paintings most of roxburgh's drawings were on paper watermarked 'j whatman', referring to james whatman the younger, who ran turkey mill in kent.