laid paper


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laid paper

n.
A paper made on wire molds that give it a characteristic watermark of close thin lines.

laid paper

n
(Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding) paper with a regular mesh impressed upon it by the dandy roller on a paper-making machine. Compare wove paper

laid′ pa′per


n.
paper with fine parallel and cross lines produced in manufacturing. Compare wove paper.
[1830–40]
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Noun1.laid paper - writing paper having a watermark of fine lines running across the grain
writing paper - paper material made into thin sheets that are sized to take ink; used for writing correspondence and manuscripts
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1828-29, Eugene Delacroix, watercolour, pen and iron gall ink, and graphite on ivory laid paper, 39.7x51cm.
Softground etching, aquatint, and drypoint on laid paper; 5.62" x 5.68".
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Printed in black outline by the use of a hand-engraved copper plate on hand laid paper, the map is embellished with contemporary hand colouring.
The paper is generally thick, heavy, laid paper until 1839 with clear, vertical chain lines and frequently watermarks.
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1500; black ink, touches of brown ink, and a variety of washes on discolored ivory laid paper; 8.27 x 5.71 inches.
Still bound in its sailcloth covering, the journal, written in a bold, florid hand, relates in a chatty and informative prose on 80 sides of folded laid paper, how Griffiths boarded the 1,351-ton Indian Empire and was billeted in a small house on deck, a little forward of amidships ...
His printing innovations included blacker and quicker drying ink, woven instead of laid paper and flatter, sturdier printing beds
The media is wet laid paper, produced from microglass fibers; it is waterproof and heat-resistant to 1000[degrees]F.
Because the watermarks (and chainlines in laid paper) are a thinness in the paper, the visible light will pass through them.