Tag : WWI

Epsom War Memorial
Nov 29th, 2014 | | Exterior | Monuments | Portfolio | No Comments

Epsom War Memorial

Epsom War Memorial - credit War Memorials Online The Epsom War Memorial is located at the junction of Ashley Road and Treadwell Road, in Epsom, Surrey. It is an eighteen feet tall Cornish granite Celtic Cross on a...

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Mars and Minerva
Apr 19th, 2014 | | Patrick's Writing | 2 Comments

The Artists of the Artists Rifles – part 1

Napoleon III by Franz Xaver Winterhalter To some it may come as a surprise that an artist might have soldierly inclinations or that a soldier might also be artistic. This is the story of a very unusual group of men...

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Roehampton House
Sep 21st, 2012 | | Portfolio | Private Houses | Recent projects | Residences | 2 Comments

Roehampton House

Roehampton House (West front) - with thanks to St James Roehampton House, in Roehampton, SW London, was built by the architect Thomas Archer in 1710-12 for the London merchant Thomas Cary. Cary had been born in the...

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Walpamur colour card
Nov 15th, 2011 | | Colour Ranges | Paint Technical | 45 Comments

Walpamur

I have already written about two other significant brands of Water Paint in the twentieth century - Thomas Parsons' Parlyte Water Paint and Duresco - the 'King of Water Paints'. However, it is perhaps Walpamur, the...

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Admiralty Lookout - Radley House Partnership
Oct 5th, 2011 | | Exterior | Government | Institutions | Portfolio | No Comments

Admiralty Lookout

Admiralty Lookout - marked The Admiralty Lookout and Port War Signal Station, located at the southern limit of the grounds of Dover Castle, is set hundreds of feet above sea-level on the edge of the White Cliffs of...

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Lyn
Sep 7th, 2011 | | Colour Services | Portfolio | 2 Comments

Locomotive Lamp

Occasionally I am asked to examine an object that falls outside the usual run of things. In this case it concerned the lamp from a late 19th century American locomotive that had been scrapped decades...

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