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John Dickinson & Co
John Dickinson & Co. paper samples and paper pulp.
circa 1900?
Physical Description:
1 box ; 33 x 29 x 30 cm
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Flat B 19
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
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Three-Dimensional Artifacts
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A wooden sample box containing six glass jars of paper pulp, labeled as follows: Esparto (half-stuff) -- Rag (half-stuff) -- Mixed pulp (ready for paper machine) [empty] -- Wood-pulp (Populus grandidentata), as from Scandanavia, Canada, etc. -- Wood (half-stuff). The glass jars, each 9 cm in circumference and 19 cm tall, have glass stoppers and are placed in six slots that occupy the bulk of the box interior.
A thin slot remains at the front of the box, into which are placed a copy of The firm of John Dickinson and Company Limited (London: Chiswick Press, 1896) and four folded paper samples.
Subject Terms:
John Dickinson & Co.
Paper industry -- Great Britain.
Papermaking -- Great Britain.
Stuff (pulp)
Wood pulp.

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