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May 9th, 2011 | | Colour Ranges | Paint Technical | No Comments

Parsons’ Decorative Finishes (4) – Gloss Enamel Finishes

Thomas Parsons' Gloss Samples 1

A previous post has already introduced the subject of a most useful work that was published in the 1930s – Parsons’ Decorative Finishes. Subsequently I have used it as a ‘prompt’ for posts dealing with Imitation Stone Paints and Permanent Greens.

Thomas Parsons' 'Decorative Finishes'

Thomas Parsons’ Decorative Finishes

The book is divided into 17 sections and it is the first three that will be considered in this post dealing with the gloss finishes offered by Thomas Parsons’ at this time. However, because of the number of them they will be split into two – this will deal with the Enamels and another will look at the Gloss Paints. The finishes in this post are:

The rest of this essay has been removed after six years. You can now read more about this in The Anatomy of Colour, published by Thames & Hudson and available from John Sandoe (Books).

Papers and Paints can be found here for 1930s colours:

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