1926 Print Christophe History Wood Pulp Printing Keller - ORIGINAL

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This is an original 1926 print which tells the story of the invention of wood pulp by the German paper maker Gottfried Keller. The two charming illustrations are by Christophe. A nice item for anyone in the printing or publishing trade.

Period Paper has obtained an unusual and scarce collection of printers' samples of vintage art and illustration advertising art from 1926. These splendid images are in very good condition and would look magnificent framed. The collection was published by The West Virginia Paper Company or Westvaco which was was established in 1888 by William Luke along the Potomac River in what is now known as Luke, Maryland. In January 2002 Westvaco merged with the Mead Corporation to form MeadWestvaco.

CONDITION

This 85+ year old Item is rated Very Fine / Fine. No creases. No tears. No water damage. There is some light discoloration on the print--please see image.

  • Product Type: Original Print; Other
  • Grade: Very Fine / Fine
  • Dimensions: Approximately 9 x 12 inches; 23 x 30 cm
  • Authentication: Serial-Numbered Certificate of Authenticity w/ Full Provenance
  • Protection: Packaged in a custom archival sleeve with an acid-free black board (great for display, gift-giving, and preservation)

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