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== Description ==
 
== Description ==
  
A paper used for lithographic reproductions. Lithograph paper is usually a highly [http://cameo.mfa.org/materials/fullrecord.asp?name=calendered%20paper calendered paper] made from bleached [http://cameo.mfa.org/materials/fullrecord.asp?name=chemical%20wood%20pulp chemical wood pulp]. Although some lower quality papers may contain a mixture of chemical pulp and [http://cameo.mfa.org/materials/fullrecord.asp?name=mechanical%20wood%20pulp mechanical pulp]. In England, litho paper is usually made from [http://cameo.mfa.org/materials/fullrecord.asp?name=esparto%20grass esparto grass]. Litho paper has a smooth surface that is water resistant and curl resistant. It may be coated on one or both sides with [http://cameo.mfa.org/materials/fullrecord.asp?name=clay clay].
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A paper used for lithographic reproductions. Lithograph paper is usually a highly [[calendered paper]] made from bleached [[chemical wood pulp]]. Although some lower quality papers may contain a mixture of chemical pulp and [[mechanical wood pulp|mechanical pulp]]. In England, litho paper is usually made from [[esparto grass]]. Litho paper has a smooth surface that is water resistant and curl resistant. It may be coated on one or both sides with [[clay]].
  
 
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== Synonyms and Related Terms ==
 
== Synonyms and Related Terms ==
  

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Description

A paper used for lithographic reproductions. Lithograph paper is usually a highly calendered paper made from bleached chemical wood pulp. Although some lower quality papers may contain a mixture of chemical pulp and mechanical pulp. In England, litho paper is usually made from esparto grass. Litho paper has a smooth surface that is water resistant and curl resistant. It may be coated on one or both sides with clay.

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Synonyms and Related Terms

litho paper; lithographic paper; offset paper

Authority

  • Boise Cascade Paper Group, The Paper Handbook, Boise Cascade, Portland OR, 1989
  • Matt Roberts, Don Etherington, Bookbinding and the Conservation of Books: a Dictionary of Descriptive Terminology, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington DC, 1982
  • The Dictionary of Paper, American Paper Institute, New York, Fourth Edition, 1980
  • E.J.LaBarre, Dictionary and Encyclopedia of Paper and Paper-making, Swets & Zeitlinger, Amsterdam, 1969
  • G.S.Brady, Materials Handbook, McGraw-Hill Book Co., New York, 1971 Comment: p. 575

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