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Papermaking and the art of watercolor in eighteenth-century Britain : Paul Sandby and the Whatman Paper Mill /
Theresa Fairbanks Harris and Scott Wilcox ; with essays and contributions by Stephen Daniels, Maureen Green, and Michael Fuller.
imprint
New Haven ; London : Yale Center for British Art in association with Yale University Press, 2006
description
x, 164 pages (1 folded) : illustrations (chiefly colour) ; 25 cm.
ISBN
0300114354 (hardcover : alk. paper), 9780300114355 (hardcover : alk. paper)
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imprint
New Haven ; London : Yale Center for British Art in association with Yale University Press, 2006
isbn
0300114354 (hardcover : alk. paper)
9780300114355 (hardcover : alk. paper)
contents note
Sandby, Whatman, and watercolor: an introduction / Scott Wilcox -- A prospect for the nation / Stephen Daniels -- Papermaking and the Whatmans / Theresa Fairbanks Harris, Michael Fuller, and Maureen Green -- Paul Sandby's creation of the watercolor of A View of Vinters at Boxley, Kent, with Mr. Whatman's Turkey Paper Mill / Theresa Fairbanks Harris -- A synoptic view of papers marked "Whatman" in eighteenth- and nineteenth-century England / Theresa Fairbanks Harris, Michael Fuller, and Maureen Green -- The evolution of Whatman papers / Michael Fuller.
general note
"This publication accompanies the exhibition Mr. Whatman's Mill: Papermaking and the Art of Watercolor in Eighteenth-Centuyr Britain, organized by the Yale Center for British Art, on view at the Center February 22-June 4, 2006."
White paper dust-jacket printed in light yellow and black with multi-colour illustrations.
local note
Victoria University Library copy (Blake Collection) has dust-jacket.
catalogue key
5904132
 
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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Summaries
Main Description
At the Royal Academy exhibition of 1794, Paul Sandby (17251809) exhibited his newly paintedA View of Vinters at Boxley, Kent, with Mr. Whatman's Turkey Paper Mills.Sandby, one of the founding members of the Royal Academy and one of the preeminent British landscape painters of the day, included the celebrated Whatman papermaking mill at the center of this landscape composition. James Whatman I and his son James Whatman II were the most famous English papermakers of the eighteenth century, and by 1760 Turkey Mill was the largest paper mill in the country. This handsome and engaging book looks at how theView of Vinters and Turkey Millis both a superb example of Sandby's art and an important document of the rise of industry in the British countryside and of the intertwined developments of papermaking and the art of painting in watercolor. It also features other watercolors by Sandby and materials relating to the processes of papermaking and to the Whatman family and its mill.
Main Description
At the Royal Academy exhibition of 1794, Paul Sandby (17251809) exhibited his newly painted A View of Vinters at Boxley, Kent, with Mr. Whatman's Turkey Paper Mills. Sandby, one of the founding members of the Royal Academy and one of the preeminent British landscape painters of the day, included the celebrated Whatman papermaking mill at the center of this landscape composition. James Whatman I and his son James Whatman II were the most famous English papermakers of the eighteenth century, and by 1760 Turkey Mill was the largest paper mill in the country. This handsome and engaging book looks at how the View of Vinters and Turkey Mill is both a superb example of Sandby's art and an important document of the rise of industry in the British countryside and of the intertwined developments of papermaking and the art of painting in watercolor. It also features other watercolors by Sandby and materials relating to the processes of papermaking and to the Whatman family and its mill.
Long Description
At the Royal Academy exhibition of 1794, Paul Sandby (1725-1809) exhibited his newly painted" A View of Vinters at Boxley, Kent, with Mr. Whatman's Turkey Paper Mills." Sandby, one of the founding members of the Royal Academy and one of the preeminent British landscape painters of the day, included the celebrated Whatman papermaking mill at the center of this landscape composition. James Whatman I and his son James Whatman II were the most famous English papermakers of the eighteenth century, and by 1760 Turkey Mill was the largest paper mill in the country. This handsome and engaging book looks at how the "View of Vinters and Turkey Mill" is both a superb example of Sandby's art and an important document of the rise of industry in the British countryside and of the intertwined developments of papermaking and the art of painting in watercolor. It also features other watercolors by Sandby and materials relating to the processes of papermaking and to the Whatman family and its mill.
Bowker Data Service Summary
This book looks at how the 'View of Vinters and Turkey Mill' is both a superb example of Sandby's art and an important document of the rise of industry in the British countryside and of the intertwined developments of papermaking and the art of painting in watercolour.
Table of Contents
Forewordp. IX
Sandby, Whatman, and Watercolor: An Introductionp. 1
A Prospect for the Nationp. 23
Papermaking and the Whatmansp. 61
Paul Sandby's Creation of the Watercolor A View of Vinters at Boxley, Kent, with Mr. Whatman's Turkey Paper Millsp. 121
A Synoptic View of Papers Marked "Whatman" in Eighteenth- and Nineteenth-Century Englandp. 133
The Evolution of Whatman Papersp. 143
Glossary of Papermaking Terminologyp. 151
Selected Bibliographyp. 157
Contributorsp. 159
Indexp. 160
Photography Creditsp. 164
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