Tag : Georgian

An 18th century entrance hall
Dec 4th, 2012 | | Aesthetics | History | No Comments

The Entrance Hall in the 18th Century

An entrance hall of the 1770s In 1715 the Scottish architect, Colen Campbell, launched his campaign for a return to the purity which he believed to have been the quality of the antique. In the preface to the first...

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18th Century Interior
Sep 6th, 2012 | | Patrick's Writing | No Comments

Palette of Historic Paints

This article was originally published as "Palette of Historic Paints" in Country Life, 20th February 1992: 56-57. Papers and Paints can be found here: View Larger...

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Georgian Group - Fitzroy Square
Dec 29th, 2011 | | Aesthetics | History | 25 Comments

Painting of Georgian Buildings

In 1950 the Georgian Group issued the above sheet offering advice to householders on the external painting of Georgian buildings. The suggestion was that, in spite of continued post-war shortages, there would be a...

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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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Patrick Baty was asked for advice on the paint colours appropriate for this 18th century house
Dec 12th, 2010 | | Private Houses | No Comments

Petersham, Surrey

I was employed to devise a schedule of appropriate paint colours for this 18th century house in Petersham and my company Papers and Paints mixed colours specially for the project. Coincidentally, the house is...

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Patrick Baty prepared a specification of paint colours and finishes appropriate to the house
Dec 11th, 2010 | | Museums | Organisations | No Comments

Dr Johnson’s House

Samuel Johnson was born in 1709 and came to London in 1737. He was commissioned to write the first comprehensive Dictionary of the English language in 1746. With the help of six assistants he compiled the...

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Patrick Baty has advised on the use of colour in this Georgian house
Dec 8th, 2010 | | Portfolio | Private Houses | Residences | No Comments

Odsey House, Cambridgeshire

Odsey House, built in the early 18th century, is said to be the only surviving purpose built racing lodge in England, which partly accounts for its Grade I listing. The Doric portico I was employed to advise...

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Over the years Patrick Baty has carried out various jobs in 18th century houses in Mansfield Street
Dec 8th, 2010 | | Clubs and Societies | Organisations | Portfolio | Private Houses | Residences | No Comments

Mansfield Street – various

Over the years I have carried out various jobs in eighteenth century houses in Mansfield Street. These have ranged from paint analysis to advice on colour and paint technical matters. Patrick advised on the...

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Judge's Lodgings, York
Dec 7th, 2010 | | Commercial premises | Portfolio | No Comments

Judges Lodgings, York

The Judges Lodgings is situated at No. 9 Lendal, in York. It is a brick built building of ca.1718, of three wide bays and three storeys over a basement. It has a tripartite front door with Ionic columns and a mask...

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Patrick Baty advised on the approach to take here.
Dec 7th, 2010 | | Portfolio | Private Houses | Residences | No Comments

Kensington Square

Kensington Square is a garden square in Kensington, London. It was founded in 1685 and is the oldest such square in London. I was employed to advise on paint types and colours in the house that had once been...

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