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  • Collection: Mummy paper

S.D. Warren postcard.jpg
Postcard view of Cumberland Mills.

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

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

Stanwood & Towar2.jpg
Postcard of Stanwood & Towar Mill, later Hollingsworth & Whitney.

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

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

Gardiner, late 1890's.jpg
Postcard view of Gardiner, Maine.

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

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

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

Stanwood & Towar.jpg
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.

Westbrook mill 2.jpg
S.D. Warren imported mummy rags as a source for fiber in his Cumberland Mills.

Westbrook mill 3.jpg
View of the falls and mill buildings on the Presumpscott River.

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