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  • Collection: Mummy paper

One of the largest paper manufactories in the world, used mummy wrappings to make paper.

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View of the falls and mill buildings on the Presumpscott River.

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S.D. Warren imported mummy rags as a source for fiber in his Cumberland Mills.

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Originally the Cobbossee Mill, then Stanwood & Tower, then Hollingsworth & Whitney. Mummy paper was made at this mill, and it is the only mummy paper mill still standing in Gardiner, Maine.

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Gold-stamped and gold-tooled tan morocco leather binding for the deluxe edition of the Norwich Jubilee book.

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Modern view of the Great Falls Dam, all that is left of the paper mill that it served.

Deck's observations and calculations on the amount of mummy wrappings available, and a proposal to use these as a source for making paper.

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Postcard view of Gardiner, Maine.

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Postcard showing the rear view of the paper mills in Gardiner, Maine.

One of two bindings for the Norwich Jubilee book. This was the less expensive of the two.

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Postcard of Stanwood & Towar Mill, later Hollingsworth & Whitney.

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Postcard view of the new dam at Great Falls, built by S.D. Warren Co.

The Norwich Jubilee book was printed on paper made from mummy wrappings.

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Postcard view of Cumberland Mills.
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