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== Description ==
 
== Description ==
  
A heavy paperboard coated on one side with [http://cameo.mfa.org/materials/fullrecord.asp?name=size size] and a white ground (usually [http://cameo.mfa.org/materials/fullrecord.asp?name=linseed%20oil oil], [http://cameo.mfa.org/materials/fullrecord.asp?name=lead%20white lead white], and [http://cameo.mfa.org/materials/fullrecord.asp?name=chalk chalk]). Academy boards were sold in the mid-19th century by art retailers as an inexpensive painting surface for amateurs and students.
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A heavy paperboard coated on one side with [[size|size]] and a white ground (usually [[linseed%20oil|oil]], [[lead%20white|lead white]], and [[chalk|chalk]]). Academy boards were sold in the mid-19th century by art retailers as an inexpensive painting surface for amateurs and students.
  
 
== Synonyms and Related Terms ==
 
== Synonyms and Related Terms ==

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Description

A heavy paperboard coated on one side with Size and a white ground (usually oil, Lead white, and Chalk). Academy boards were sold in the mid-19th century by art retailers as an inexpensive painting surface for amateurs and students.

Synonyms and Related Terms

paperboard

Authority

  • R. J. Gettens, G.L. Stout, Painting Materials, A Short Encyclopaedia, Dover Publications, New York, 1966

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