Tag : bituminous

The Painting of Buildings
Nov 24th, 2012 | | History | Paint Technical | No Comments

The Painting of Buildings – HMSO 1946 (2)

Part I - The General Nature of Paints Towards the end of 1941 the Minister of Works established a series of committees to investigate and report on the problems likely to be faced in post-war building. ‘The...

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British Standard Camouflage Colours 1
Oct 5th, 2011 | | Colour Ranges | 31 Comments

Wartime Camouflage Colours

BS987C: 1942 - Camouflage Colours (1) This is a 'toe-in-the-water' blog. By that I mean that it makes no claim to be a definitive study of British camouflage colours of World War II, merely a distillation of my...

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Thomas Parsons' 'Phaltic' Bituminous Paints
Oct 2nd, 2011 | | Colour Ranges | 1 Comment

Parsons’ Decorative Finishes (12) – ‘Phaltic’ Bituminous Paints

'Phaltic' Bituminous Paints 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...

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