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OXFORD PAPERS. STUDIES IN BRITISH PAPER HISTORY: VOLUME I. Peter Bower
(Papermaking).

OXFORD PAPERS. STUDIES IN BRITISH PAPER HISTORY: VOLUME I.

London: The British Association of Paper Historians, 1996. 4to. stiff paper wrappers. 108 pages. This is the first volume in a series of the papers about papermaking and papermaking history published from the fourth Studies in British Paper History conference held by the British Association of Paper Historians. The essays include, "The Use of Straw in Papermaking" , "Papermaking in the Oxford Area" , "The Wolvercote Myth" , "Observations from an art conservator about the..... READ MORE

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                                CONTENTS

Introduction                                                             5

The Use of Straw in Papermaking          Richard Hills                   9
Straw in 19th Century Papermaking        Peter Bower                    15
Papermakingin the Oxford Area            Frances Wakeman                23
The Wolvercote Myth                      Peter Foden                    29
Straw                                    James Brander                  35
Development of the Beater                Phil Crockett                  43
The Ball Family, Papermakers of Surrey
and Northern France                      Alan Crocker & Anne Phillips   51
The Evolution and Development of
'Drawing Papers' and the effect 
of this development on Watercolour 
Artists, 1750-1850                       Peter Bower                    61
Fibres and Paper                         H.W. Kropholler, DJ. Ryder
                                         C.P. Wilkins                   75
James Watt and his Copying Machine       Richard Hills                  81
Observations from an art conservator
about the use of straw in paper 
and boards                               Penny Jenkins                  89
Kashmiri Papermaking                     Barry Watson                   93
Contributors                                                           103
Index                                                                  105



The various advertisments found in the pages of this 
book are taken from issues of the Paper Trade Review, 
published in The British and Colonial Printer, between
January and September 1882. (St Bride Printing Library)