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Ancient paper-making.

Dard Hunter

Ancient paper-making.

by Dard Hunter

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Published .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Paginationp. 67-75
Number of Pages75
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Open LibraryOL19557727M

  Papermaking knowledge moves out of China []. The art of papermaking was first exported from China to Korea and Japan around AD. Arabic people have learned the papermaking technique in the 8th century from Chinese, as is being told, from Chinese people skilled in papermaking who were captured. Book Description. The late A.H. Shorter is widely acknowledged for his pioneering work on the history of the British paper-making industry, and his books continue to provide the basis for further research. The present volume brings together all his many articles, hitherto scattered across a variety of specialist publications and often virtually.

  This book will describe paper in all its aspects, beginning with the history of paper. The main focus will be on the production of paper, and what kind of paper exist and what their use is. Ecology of paper making and alternatives for paper making will be part of the book as well. Papermaking: The History and Technique of an Ancient Craft. by HUNTER, Dard. and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at

Genre/Form: History Publishers' catalogues Subscription lists (Publishing) Additional Physical Format: Print version: Herring, Richard, b. Paper & paper making, ancient and modern. The history of paper is a history of cultural transmission, and Kurlansky tells it vividly in this compact, well-illustrated book. Gouge was an economist, journalist, and Treasury official, and, most of all, the leading champion of sound money in his day, .


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Ancient paper-making by Dard Hunter Download PDF EPUB FB2

Paper was invented around CE, during the Han dynasty, when the national civil service was set up. The first paper was made from rags, but later plant materials were used, such as bark, hemp, and bamboo. Civil-service officials needed lots of paper to do their work, and so paper gradually became mass-produced in government factories.

The word "paper" is etymologically derived from papyrus, Ancient Greek for the Cyperus papyrus plant. Papyrus is a thick, paper-like material produced from the pith of the Cyperus papyrus plant which was used in ancient Egypt and other Mediterranean societies for writing long before paper was used in China.

Papyrus is prepared by cutting off thin ribbon-like strips of the interior of the. Paper and printing were among the most important Chinese inventions, and changed the world.

Paper was invented in around CE, during the Han dynasty, when the national civil service was set up. The first paper was made from rags, but later plant materials were used, such as bark, hemp, and bamboo. Books on Paper Making. I have put together here some books on the art and craft of paper making.

Trash-to-Treasure Papermaking: Make Your Own Recycled Paper from Newspapers & Magazines, Can & Bottle Labels, Disgarded Gift Wrap, Old Phone Books, Junk Mail, Comic Books, and More Papermaking: The History and Technique of an Ancient Craft.

The early chapters focus on the origins of paper and how it was made in the beginning and into today. Then it moves onto how paper had an effect on things like architecture and ideas. Another section deals with how it is used and how that has changed like /5(63).

The Ancient Egyptians learned how to make paper from papyrus, which allowed for easier transport of books and important documents, but was difficult and time consuming to make. The Ancient Chinese, prior to the first century CE, used stones, animal bones and hides, and wood to document laws and grain production, and to write letters to loved ones.

According to ancient Chinese historical sources, a court eunuch named Ts'ai Lun (or Cai Lun) presented the newly-invented paper to the Emperor Hedi of the Eastern Han Dynasty in CE.

The historian Fan Hua ( CE) recorded this version of events, but archaeological finds from western China and Tibet suggest that paper was invented centuries earlier. In a book was published that launched development of practical methods for manufacturing paper from wood pulp and other vegetable pulps.

Several major pulping processes were gradually developed that relieved the paper industry of dependency upon cotton and linen rags and made modern large-scale production possible.

The paper was originally produced during ancient China’s Tang Dynasty ( AD) in tribute to the emperor at the time; the production methods were refined during the Ming Dynasty ( AD) and further grew in popularity during and after the Qing Dynasty ( AD).

A paper print from the s or s has to be on laid paper. Wove paper: Aboutwove paper was invented. Wove paper is made on a finely woven mesh, so the paper does not have the rigid lines pattern of laid paper.

Laid and wove paper are easily differentiated when held to the light. Just about every aspect of papermaking is covered in this book. Dard Hunter discusses the history of papermaking from its invention in China to its introductions in Europe and in America.

He examines the development and uses of the different materials and tools of papermaking: the different types of hand molds, such as the "wove" mold and the "laid" mold of China; methods of 4/5(3).

The Diamond Sutra of the Chinese Tang Dynasty, the oldest dated printed book in the world, found at Dunhuang, from CE. Papermaking is the manufacture of paper and cardboard, which are used widely for printing, writing, and packaging, among many other purposes. From ancient Egypt, Mexico, and the Far East came such ancestors of today's paper as papyrus, amate, and "rice" paper.

Through this book, we learn of the techniques used to make them, of the chemistry and tools of more modern papermaking, and of watermarks and methods of dating : Bo Rudin. History of Papermaking. Paper gets its name from the Egyptian papyrus plant, used to make paperlike sheets as early as bc (see papyrus plant).

The Chinese, before discovering how to make paper, wrote on tablets of silk or bamboo. Europeans recorded. The ancient Chinese first made paper in the following fashion.

Plant fibers such as hemp were soaked and beaten into a sludge The sludge was strained through a cloth sieve attached to a frame that also served as a drying platform for the resulting paper.

Papermaking: The Beginnings Though the Egyptians were known for their use of papyrus more than four thousand years ago, and the Chinese themselves wrote on parchment fashioned out of bamboo throughout history, the invention of paper as we know it did not come about until the Han Dynasty, which lasted from BCE until CE.

Paper was invented in China in the centuries before Christ and carried by Buddhist monks throughout East and Central Asia (Tsien, ), where Muslim Arabs encountered it in the eighth century CE.

Muslims carried paper and papermaking to the Mediterranean region, and European Christians there learned how to make it by the twelfth century. My Equipment: DJI Mavic Pro 大疆御 GoPro7, GoPro3+ Black (3 of them) Apple iPhone 8Plus 4K video Sony A mirrorless 4K video, Sony mmF4 lens, Sigma 16mm F Zhixun Crane Plus 智云.

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A site without sports, games, or sex but completely devoted to. From books, to confetti, to origami, our lives wouldn't be the same without paper. Modern day paper making began in ancient China. And even though today most paper is. - I believe in you, papermaking. See more ideas about Handmade paper, Paper art, Paper pins.

The Story of Paper-making An account of paper-making from its earliest known record down to the present time Contents: Articles supplanted by paper -- Papyrus and parchment -- Origin and early history of paper -- Early methods of paper-making -- Modern paper-making -- Water-marks and varieties of paper -- Extent of the business in the United.

paper-making process. 33 Modern paper making machines are still based on John Dickinson’s patent. 34 The development of bigger mills near larger towns was so that mill owners could take advantage of potential larger workforces.

Questions 35 – Match the events (35 – 40) with the dates (A – G) listed below.