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Warehouse and office of a papermaker, 18th century

Luiken, Jan (auteur/author)
Noorde Cornelis van (graveur/engraver)
Bohn, C.H. (uitgever/publisher)
year: 1767

type: illustratie
detail: nee
dimensions: 8,5 x 7,5 cm
related terms: papierhandel papierfabrikeurs factors
period: 18e eeuw
B: Schriftdragers, inkt

contents: This print shows a warehouse and office of a papermaker, with the paper mill in the background to the right. A customer is holding the paper to the light to look at the watermark and to check the quality. Paper was traded by `factors': paper merchants.Their names and those of the papermaker were often shown in a watermark by initials.

source: Luiken, Jan. - Het overvloeijend herte, of Nagelatene verzen van den Godvruchtigen Jan Luyken. - Haarlem: C.H. Bohn, 1767, p. 98
available in: Koninklijke Bibliotheek, Den Haag 1350 C 94

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