December, 2010

Patrick measuring the lower wall with a spectrophotometer
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Temple Newsam House, near Leeds

Temple Newsam is a Jacobean house near Leeds. By the time Henry 7th Viscount Irwin (1691-1761) inherited the house on 26 May 1736, it had fallen into disrepair. Indeed, the Inventory of 1702 describes the sole...

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Patrick carried out the paint analysis on this house
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Lee Hall, Virginia USA

Lee Hall, Virginia is one of a number of buildings moved to their present location by Christopher Ohrstrom, an expert in early American decorative arts and owner of Adelphi Paperhangings. He is also Chairman of the...

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Patrick measured the stonework of the fa├žade and supplied a paint that matched it for the bell tower.
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Crosby Hall

Crosby Hall is a historic building in Cheyne Walk, Chelsea, London. Part of the buildings architectural features are from the Great Hall, which is the only surviving part of the mansion of Crosby Hall, Bishopsgate...

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Patrick was asked to advise on the repainting of two fire-damaged rooms in this James Wyatt-designed house.
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Abbeyleix, County Laois, Ireland

I was asked to provide technical advice on the repainting of two fire-damaged rooms in this James Wyatt-designed house. View Larger...

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Over the years Patrick Baty has helped with paint colour and technical matters
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Penrice Castle, Gower

The present Penrice Castle was built in the 1770s by the neo-classical architect Anthony Keck for Thomas Mansel Talbot of Margam and Penrice. It is Grade I listed and one of the finest country houses in...

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Patrick Baty was asked to advise on paint technical matters in the school
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Westminster School

The Royal College of St. Peter in Westminster, almost always known as Westminster School, is one of Britain's leading independent schools. I was asked to advise on paint technical matters in the...

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Patrick Baty was asked to advise on the decoration of the lending hall and the main stairs
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London Library

The London Library is the world's largest independent lending library. It was founded in 1841 by by a group of men who included Thomas Carlyle, who was dissatisfied with some of the policies at the British Library....

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Patrick Baty was commissioned to carry out the paint analysis of the early interiors
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Foundling Museum

The Foundling Hospital was designed by Theodore Jacobsen with possible influence from Roger Morris and the 9th Earl of Pembroke. The interiors were predictably plain and austere, except for the administration and...

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Patrick Baty worked with Susan Buck on the Simmons-Edwards House at 14 Legare Street in Charleston, South Carolina
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14 Legare Street, Charleston

I was employed to work alongside Susan Buck the American paint analyst on the analysis of the paint in the early 19th century Simmons-Edwards House (the famous Pineapple Gates House) at 14 Legare Street in...

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Patrick was commissioned to carry out the paint analysis of the Tapestry Drawing Room and Large Library
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Goodwood

The first Duke of Richmond (1672-1723) bought Goodwood as a hunting Lodge in 1697. Part of the Jacobean house survives in the form of the present Long Hall. It was the third Duke (1735-1806) who was responsible...

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