Notes from the Past

Art Paper

A superfine 'calendered' (ironed) paper with a surface of china clay or kaolin, giving it a highly enamelled finish for the printing of fine-screen half-tone blocks.  Has occasionally been used for stamp printing.  The issues of Kishangarh are examples.  Sometimes called coated paper.
 
 
- R. J. Sutton 6th edition revised by K. W. Anthony
The Stamp Collector's Encyclopaedia
Published 1966
 Posted January 7, 2000 

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