Tag : gold

Handel House Bedroom - Matthew Hollow
Nov 13th, 2011 | | Colour Ranges | History | 7 Comments

The Hierarchy of Colour in Eighteenth Century Decoration

Lead Colour in the Handel House Museum © Matthew Hollow - with thanks to the Museum The use of colour in the decoration of early eighteenth century interiors was much more straightforward and austere than many...

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Baty Arms
Nov 5th, 2011 | | Colour Ranges | Colour Services | 11 Comments

Heraldic Colours (or Tinctures)

Tinctures One of the main aims of heraldry is to provide easily recognisable symbols and this is achieved by using clear colours and by following strict rules. However, not all of these are colours in the true...

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Palace Theatre
Dec 10th, 2010 | | Commercial premises | Portfolio | No Comments

Palace Theatre, London

Having already financed the building of the Savoy Theatre with the profits from his productions of Gilbert and Sullivan performances, the opera-loving speculator, Richard D’Oyly Carte set out to build a London...

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