Griffen Mill archival quality,handmade papers are primarily designed for bookbinders & paper conservators. The traditional character of these papers also make them useful for historical reproductions of books & manuscripts.

They are made in the traditional way from natural fibers such as cotton & hemp. Unless specified all papers are internally buffered and internally sized.


 Bookbinding & Conservation Paper

 A range of papers in different weights specifically designed to meet the challenges of paper conservation, bookbinding & restoration. Papers are available as wove & laid sheets.




                                          The Recreation of Antique Books, Labels, Maps & Journals 

The Griffen Mill range of antique toned papers are ideal for recreating old books, maps, scrolls & documents.Other uses include lining & antique label making.In particular the tones work well when being filmed under studio conditions.

Please order a standard sample swatch & let us know what you are looking for so we can indicate which papers will give you the best result.


Historic Wallpaper & Architectural Papier Mache Pulp


During the last fifteen years Griffen Mill  handmade wallpaper & lining papers have been used for projects such as Uppark House,The Royal Palace at Kew & the British Galleries at the V&A and the restoration of Horace Walpole's House at Strawberry Hill.

                                                Ledger Paper for Scrivening & Calligraphy


After three years of research, Griffen Mill archival ledger paper matches the properties of the famous ledger paper made by Whatmans in the first part of 1900's.

 Just like the Whatman's papers , it is tub sized with gelatine & has a smooth CP surface , capable of ink erasure.

Other Papers 

                                             In this section there are papers with limited availability.

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