Bookbinding and the Conservation of Books
A Dictionary of Descriptive Terminology

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vellum painting

A painting executed on the under surface ofTRANSPARENT VELLUM , or on white paper, prior to covering. Many vellum paintings were also executed on the outer surface of vellum, although by strict definition these were not actually "vellum paintings. See also:EDWARDS OF HALIFAX . (347 )




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