Tag : Oxford

Forest School
Jul 19th, 2015 | | Organisations | Portfolio | School and Universities | No Comments

Forest School

Forest School is an independent school on the edge of Epping Forest, in Walthamstow, NE London. The school occupies a large campus around a terrace of Georgian houses with nineteenth century additions. Until the...

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Oxford Ochre ground in a mortar
Aug 25th, 2011 | | Paint Technical | 2 Comments

Oxford Ochre

Ochre In common with that other family of pigments dug out of the ground, the umbers, those that were designated ochres saw constant use in house-painting from the earliest times. Not only were they readily...

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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 produced a 'colour plan' for this Oxford College
Dec 8th, 2010 | | Organisations | Portfolio | School and Universities | No Comments

St Peter’s College, Oxford

I was asked to provide a 'colour plan' for the College. The colours and type of paint were recommended by me and I also gave advice on general maintenance matters. The Fellows' Dining Room was also...

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Christ Church, Oxford
Nov 25th, 2010 | | School and Universities | No Comments

Christ Church, Oxford

I was commissioned to carry out the paint analysis of a number of areas in Peckwater Quad in Oxford's Christ Church. Curiously, I found myself sampling the doors of the rooms once occupied by my father in the...

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Ashmolean
Nov 25th, 2010 | | Museums | No Comments

The Ashmolean, Oxford

The Ashmolean Museum, Oxford, was the world's first university museum. Its first building was built in 1678–1683 to house the cabinet of curiosities Elias Ashmole gave Oxford University in 1677. Between 2006...

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