PaperPrint

All items of hand-made paper, like fingerprints, are unique.

The unique distribution of chain lines, laid lines, flecks, specks and watermarks can be recorded by back lighting, thus providing the equivalent of a digital fingerprint.

Courtesy of the Royal Horticultural Society
van Kouwenhoorn collection
Courtesy of the Royal Horticultural Society
van Kouwenhoorn collection

To deter thefts, and to aid recovery of stolen items, the back lit image is archived with a front lit image – this is the PaperPrint.



Courtesy of the Royal Horticultural Society
van Kouwenhoorn collection

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