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Oct 17, 2018

INFORMATIONAL LINKS FOR:

 

Watercolor Paint , Paint Boxes, Paper & Other Materials & their History

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VINTAGE FINE PAPER AVAILABLE:
The best merchant is
the Vintage Paper Co.
to be seen at
Vintage Paper co.
 
or at http://www.vintagepaper.co.uk/
 
J B Green & Sons Co.
The Green family began making paper in 1813 and closed the mill in 1987 -
Some vintage papers are still available. Historical information & more at:
Simon Barcham Green's Web site
 
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Merchants who carry/ have carried vintage papers:
 
Lawrence.co.uk
 
jacksonsart
 
 
A fine merchant of vintage papers which has had white watercolor paper :
Vintage Paper co.
or at http://www.vintagepaper.co.uk/

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Makers of hand-made Papers in North America:
 
Twin Rocker Hand-Made Paper Mill
 
 
 
 
The Saint-Armand paper mill
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Makers of hand-made papers in Europe:
 
 
the Griffen Mill Online Shop
Archival handmade papers in different tones & weights for use in
Bookbinding & Paper Conservation
 
 
RUSCOMBE PAPER MILL
Fine papers made by hand since 1989
Handmade cotton & linen papers for
Watercolor Painting, drawing, Conservation, Book binding,
Calligraphy, Pastels, Photography & Printmaking
 
They hand make an extensive offering of fine papers.
with a 100% linen vellum & other papers.
With amazing skill They even hand make tissue!

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Merchants offering hand-made paper -

In North America:

Talas : Fine Papers , Conservation, archival & Bookbinding Supplies
Savoirfaire for Fabriano papers including Esportizione

In Europe:

 Shepherds Falkiners
Fine Papers , & Bookbinding Supplies
 
 
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Antique Artist's Boxes, Palettes and tools:
Green & Stone of Chelsea, England
 

INFORMATION AND RESEARCH on ARTST'S MATERIALS:

 
The US National Gallery of art Artist Materials Study new website

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PAPER INFORMATIONAL LINKS:
 
http://www.handpapermaking.org/
 
Simon Barcham Green's Web site
 
Hand Print- The finest guide to watercolor painting
 
International Paper Historians Association
 
WHATMAN History and Invention of Wove Paper
 
  THE PAPER AND WATERMARK MUSEUM OF FABRIANO - ITALY
http://www.museodellacarta.com/default.asp?lang=eng
 
This is the most extensive site of hand paper making with links:
Dieter Freyer:  
Handmade paper on the net webguide to the world of handmade paper

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WATERCOLOR PAINT & MATERIALS:
Historic American Suppliers:
Golden paints American makers of fine artist paints

Historic European suppliers:
 
The most extensive list of Early British Makers:
The British National Portrait Museum
 
Tate: Turners Paints & Sets
 
A great resource on watercolour paint & history:
http://members.ziggo.nl/jcdhollander/kistjes/
 
Awesome website with the most information of any on Watercolor:
Hand Print- The finest guide to watercolor painting
 
History and use of pigments:
http://www.webexhibits.org/pigments/
 
Journal of the Paint Box Society:
http://www.paintboxclub.com/index.html
 
A great resource on watercolour paint & history:
http://members.ziggo.nl/jcdhollander/kistjes/
 
 
 
WINSOR & NEWTON HISTORY HOME PAGE
 
 
Fitzwilliam Museum- Hamilton Kerr Institute archive of Winsor Newton
 
 
 
REEVES HISTORY - Wikipedia
 
 
 
 
 
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