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Hampton Court - Kings Staircase 1819 - WH Pyne
Sep 24th, 2013 | | Palaces | Portfolio | Residences | 4 Comments

The King’s Staircase – Hampton Court Palace

The King's Staircase (Credit: Andy Marshall - Fotofacade) The balustrade to the King’s Staircase at Hampton Court Palace was designed and made by the Huguenot ironsmith Jean Tijou. Tijou seems to have arrived in...

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...

Albert Hall Mansions
Oct 5th, 2012 | | Portfolio | Private Houses | Residences | No Comments

Albert Hall Mansions

Albert Hall Mansions In 1872–73 the 1851 Exhibition Commissioners decided to take advantage of a buoyant market to lease parts of their estate for private building. Their first attention was given to the...

Georgian Group - Fitzroy Square
Dec 29th, 2011 | | Aesthetics | History | 37 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...

North London House - Facade
Jul 28th, 2011 | | Portfolio | Private Houses | Residences | 2 Comments

A North London House

By no means is all my work carried out in well-known or particularly important buildings. Some of the more interesting projects take place in houses of a much smaller scale. This was certainly the case here. The...

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...

Patrick Baty was commissioned to carry out the paint analysis of the entrance hall in this late 18th century Dublin town house
Dec 11th, 2010 | | Private Houses | No Comments

50 North Great George’s Street, Dublin

North Great George's Street is one of the finest examples (apart from Henrietta Street) of a complete Georgian avenue. It was originally built as the focus to Belvedere House. I was commissioned to carry out...

Patrick Baty was commissioned to carry out the paint analysis of the entrance hall and stairs
Dec 11th, 2010 | | Museums | National Trust for Scotland | No Comments

The Georgian House, Edinburgh

No. 7 Charlotte Square (The Georgian House) is an 18th century town house in Edinburgh's New Town, designed by Robert Adam. The house is beautifully furnished, with collections of period china, furniture, art, and...

Patrick Baty carried out an analysis of the paint on the external harling
Dec 10th, 2010 | | Conservation | Exterior | National Trust for Scotland | No Comments

The Hill House, Helensburgh

The Hill House in Helensburgh, Scotland was commissioned by Walter W. Blackie, the publisher, in 1902 as his family residence. Blackie had been introduced to the architect Charles Rennie Mackintosh by the art...

Patrick Baty carried out an analysis of the paint on the exterior oand on the famous staircase
Dec 10th, 2010 | | Clubs and Societies | Exterior | Organisations | Portfolio | 1 Comment

Home House

Home House was completed in 1778 to the designs (initially) of James Wyatt and (later) Robert Adam. The building changed hands many times over the years. Later occupants included the Marquis de la Luzerne during...

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