Tag : Brunswick green

BS Bronze Greens
Jan 9th, 2016 | | Aesthetics | History | 5 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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Scottish Provident Building - Gates
Apr 3rd, 2013 | | Commercial premises | Portfolio | No Comments

Scottish Provident Building, London

The Scottish Provident Building The Scottish Provident Building, 1-6 Lombard Street, in London, was designed by the architect William Curtis Green in 1912. I was asked to examine the curved gates on the corner...

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BCC Cover
Nov 3rd, 2011 | | Colour Ranges | Colour Services | 5 Comments

Dictionary of Colours for Interior Decoration

The British Colour Council When the British Colour Council came into being in 1930, the declared aims and objects included the placing of colour determination for the British Empire in British hands and the...

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Frontispiece to P.F. Tingry's The Painter's & Colourman's Complete Guide...
Jun 29th, 2011 | | Patrick's Writing | 2 Comments

The Methods and Materials of the House-Painter in England 1650-1850

The text of my thesis can be found here Papers and Paints can be found here: View Larger...

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Samples of Concrete Paint produced by Thomas Parsons & Sons in the 1930s
May 22nd, 2011 | | Colour Ranges | Paint Technical | No Comments

Parsons’ Decorative Finishes (7) – Concrete Paint

Concrete Paint Samples 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...

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Thomas Parsons' Longfield Greens
May 8th, 2011 | | Colour Ranges | Paint Technical | No Comments

Parsons’ Decorative Finishes (3) – Permanent Greens

Longfield Permanent Greens 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 a...

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Sulby Park Door - Patrick Baty carried out the paint analysis of this Soane-designed complex of buildings
Dec 28th, 2010 | | Private Houses | No Comments

Sulby Park Farm, Northamptonshire

In 1792 Rene Payne of Welford employed Sir John Soane to design a house on land in the Parish of Sulby. The house, built in the Palladian style in 1793-95, was of two storeys with basement and attics. In 1810,...

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Patrick Baty has carried out an analysis of the paint on the exteriors of many of the buildings on this site in order to learn about its wartime appearance
Dec 9th, 2010 | | Institutions | Portfolio | No Comments

RAF Bicester

RAF Bicester was established in 1918. From 1918-1920 it was a three squadron training depot. It was closed from March 1920-January 1928 before becoming a one squadron bomber station. From 1939 until 1944 it...

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Over the years Patrick Baty has helped with paint colour and technical matters
Dec 9th, 2010 | | Portfolio | Private Houses | Residences | No Comments

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 discovered that the blue colour found on the exterior joinery had been green
Dec 8th, 2010 | | Exterior | National Trust | Portfolio | 3 Comments

Hidcote Manor Garden

Hidcote Manor, near Chipping Campden in Gloucestershire was purchased, as a farm, in 1907 by Gertrude Winthrop, a widow. After serving in the First World War her son Major Lawrence Johnston took over the house and...

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