Catalogue of a collection of 225 old watermarks 15th - 19th Century
Wageningen, Rockingstone, 2018. Softcover, oblong, 99 pp. 29 x 20,5 cm. With a description of each sheet with back-lit pictures of all the watermarks and a CD-Rom with all the files of the pictures of the watermarks. A large part was made by Dutch papermills, but also by English, French, German and Portugese papermills. covering the period 15th - 19th century. Some names: Honig, Blauw, Pannekoek, Pieter van der Ley, van Gelder, Koning & Desjardin, Proost, Wendelin Richel, Vierevant, Gerrevink, Middelink, Koldewyn, etc. Some groups of watermarks: - Arms of Amsterdam used between 1635 - 1796 - Vryheit in Wreath, Lion, spear and seven darts 1654-1720 - Vryheit in crowned circle Pro Patria 1704-1810 - Garden of Holland or Maid of Dordrecht Pro Patria. One of the most popular watermarks after 1700. It stayed in use until the beginning of the 19th century. 1683 - 1799.
¶ Limited edition of 25 numbered copies. These include a box with 26 samples of the paper (without watermarks) as described in this catalogue. Size of the paper samples: ca. 16 x 10 cm.
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