Results for "18th century"

Hampton Court Palace_Tijou Screen
Nov 25th, 2010 | | Palaces | 6 Comments

Hampton Court Palace – Tijou Screen

The iron screen at the end of the Privy Garden and fronting the Thames was designed by the Huguenot ironworker Jean Tijou. Tijou had arrived in England in c.1689 and enjoyed the patronage of King William and...

St Michael and All Angels, Thornton
Nov 22nd, 2010 | | Places of Worship | No Comments

St Michael and All Angels, Thornton

A church is believed to have existed on this site in 1219. The core of the existing church of St Michael and All Angels dates from the first half of the fourteenth century. The medieval church consisted of the...

Handel House Museum
Oct 18th, 2010 | | Museums | Organisations | No Comments

The Handel House Museum, London

The Handel House Museum, where a full colour analysis was carried out to reconstruct the colour scheme in place when Handel was resident here during the 18th century. For a more complete account of this project -...

Sampling Shopfront
Oct 18th, 2010 | | Commercial premises | Recent projects | 2 Comments

88 Dean Street, Soho

No 88 Dean Street dates from 1791. The first occupant was a Thomas Norman whose trade is not known: he was succeeded by 'Widow Norman' in 1792.  The shop front is the one noteworthy feature of the...

Oct 14th, 2010 | | | No Comments

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Oct 13th, 2010 | | | No Comments


Patrick has published a number of articles and contributed to or revised a number of books on colour and decoration, including: The Anatomy of Colour (Thames & Hudson, 2017) Metals. English Heritage Practical...

Oct 12th, 2010 | | | No Comments


LECTURE TITLES INCLUDE: The Paint Detective The Use of Colour ca.1700-1820 The Use of Colour ca.1820-1955 The 18th Century Town House - The Availability and Economics of Colour and Paint Some Tips on...

Sep 22nd, 2010 | | Colour Services | 2 Comments

The Royal Warrant

A Royal Warrant is a mark of recognition to people or companies who have supplied goods or services to HM The Queen, HRH The Duke of Edinburgh or HRH The Prince of Wales. Today there are around 850 Royal Warrant...

Handel House Museum
Jun 4th, 2010 | | Colour Services | Paint Technical | 2 Comments

From Handel to Hendrix: A Coloured History

Occasionally I hope to encourage guest bloggers to write about matters related to restoration, paint or colour. I had no hesitation when Lucy Inglis, the author of the very successful Georgian London blog...

Apr 21st, 2009 | | Paint Technical | 1 Comment

Basildon Park – Paint Analysis

Basildon Park was built by John Carr of York for Sir Francis Sykes between 1776 and 1783. It is constructed of Bath stone and consists of a main central block, with portico in antis, and is joined to two pavilions...

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