Tag : bronze

BS Bronze Greens
Jan 9th, 2016 | | Aesthetics | History | 8 Comments

Bronze Green

Geffrye Museum - Bronze Green door and Lead Colour balustrade The biggest problem with the naming of colour is the inevitable one of interpretation. Few more so than ‘Bronze Green’, which to some will conjure up...

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Parsons' 'Mosaico' Metallic Paint
Oct 11th, 2011 | | Colour Ranges | Paint Technical | 1 Comment

Parsons’ Decorative Finishes (13) – ‘Mosaico’ Metallic Paint

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...

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Patrick Baty carried out an analysis of the surfaces looking for evidence of either paint or gilding
Dec 10th, 2010 | | Exterior | Monuments | Portfolio | 2 Comments

Hartlepool War Memorial

The memorial was designed by Philip B. Bennison in 1921 for the civilians and servicemen killed in World War One. It has a raked, stepped plinth to a square, coursed, rockfaced pedestal with ashlar quoins at the...

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