Artifact of the Month

This month’s Artifact of the Month is a pop-up book by Atlanta-based artist Larry B. Thomas.
Categories:
3-D Objects
Keywords:
Artist's Books, Books, Handmade
This month’s Artifact of the Month is a workbook documenting the development process of the triple paper method proposed for the English banknote by Sir William Congreve in1819.
Categories:
Paper Fibers/Pre Paper
Keywords:
Books, Currency, Experimental Fiber, Handmade
This month’s Artifact of the Month is a collection of 10 brightly colored blue, green, and yellow International Paper Company calendars from the year 1936.
Categories:
Paper Fibers/Pre Paper
Keywords:
Cotton, Experimental Fiber, Handmade
This month’s Artifact of the Month exhibit showcases a Japanese Kyo uchiwa fan, which is a flat fan that does not open.
Categories:
3-D Objects
Keywords:
Artist
This month's Artifact of the Month, a photograph of handmade paper expert Harrison Elliott (1879-1954) examining a sheet of handmade paper, is (un)coincidentally connected to the museum's current exhibit - which is all about the man himself!
Categories:
Paper Fibers/Pre Paper
Keywords:
Books, Handmade
Japanese washi figurines from the 1998
Categories:
3-D Objects
Keywords:
Washi
This month’s Artifact of the Month, the last of 2020, is all about a year-in-review; it is an original Saturday Evening Post from 1954.
Categories:
Paper Fibers/Pre Paper
Keywords:
Books, Letterpress
This month’s artifact is from our permanent exhibit; it is a book printed in 1800 entirely from straw. Historical Account of the Substances Which Have Been Used to Describe Events and to Convey Ideas from the Earliest Date to the Invention of Paper by Matthis Koops.
Categories:
Archival Materials, Paper Fibers/Pre Paper
Keywords:
Artist's Books, Books, Handmade
This month’s Artifact of the Month is from our Rare Book Library: Wirecloth for Paper Mills, published in 1925 by Rai Wire Works of the French Compagnie de Général D'électricité (aka the General Electricity Company).  
Categories:
Tools
Keywords:
Tools
This month’s artifact is a dandy roll.
Categories:
Tools
Keywords:
Tools