Re: Rives BFK

From: Katharine Thayer ^lt;[email protected]>
Date: 01/09/04-12:56:33 PM Z
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There's quite a long thread about paper for gum printing which includes
a discussion regarding the different weights of BFK, starting here:

The only reason I happen to have this information handy is that I'm
doing a way overdue cleanout of my inbox, and was deleting this thread
just as your post came in with the question. Serendipity, we call it.
Katharine Thayer

henk thijs wrote:
> Just a question about RIVES BFK. Last time I bought Rives BFK the guy
> in the shop asked me which one; until now I thought Rives BFK was one
> of the ARCHES product called RIVES bfk, 300gms aquarel-paper with a
> certain, well defined surface.
> He showed me a variety of 3 to 4 papers, from 200 to 300 gms, with
> different surfaces and dimensions. I bought the different Rives and
> already in applying the gelatine I noticed differences. One was a bit
> more yellow and was not happy with soaking. Anyway , the watermark
> showed RIVES BFK . Is there one preferable RIVES, and how can it be
> seen.
> Thanks,
> Henk
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> Henk Thijs
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Received on Fri Jan 9 20:52:48 2004

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