Paper Trail: 1864 by Franny Swann

Whatman paper was made at the Whatman Turkey Mill in Kent from 1733 onwards. John Whatman invented high quality light woven paper that took an impression and was probably responsible for the invention of the woven wire mesh used to mould and align pulp fibres- allowing mass production. In 1790 Whatman Mill became Balston Mill which also manufactured scientific and watercolour … Continue reading Paper Trail: 1864 by Franny Swann