April, 2009

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Apr 21st, 2009 | | Paint Technical | 1 Comment

Basildon Park – Paint Analysis

Basildon Park was built by John Carr of York for Sir Francis Sykes between 1776 and 1783. It is constructed of Bath stone and consists of a main central block, with portico in antis, and is joined to two pavilions...

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Geffrye Museum - Chapel
Apr 18th, 2009 | | Colour Services | Paint Technical | No Comments

Paint Sampling at the Geffrye Museum

Background The Geffrye Museum in Shoreditch, East London, is the only museum in the United Kingdom to specialise in the history of the domestic interiors of the urban middle classes. It is situated in the...

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PRB Triptych
Apr 11th, 2009 | | Colour Services | 2 Comments

Colour Surveys

Colour Match of a stippled surface in Wilton House As many will know, Papers and Paints have been colour-matching objects brought to the shop for most of our fifty years. Typically these take the form of flakes...

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Tingry Frontispiece
Apr 4th, 2009 | | Colour Ranges | 1 Comment

Paint Colours of the Past

The current interest in “historical paint” colours stems from a range that Papers and Paints produced over twenty years ago. Our Historical Colours - the first range with this theme - was taken from...

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