Tag : Queen Anne’s Gate

CW Antiques Forum Programme Cover
Mar 2nd, 2013 | | Patrick's Writing | No Comments

65th Colonial Williamsburg Antiques Forum

What’s Old is New Again: Celebrating Antiques in America February 22nd–26th 2013 I made my first visit to Colonial Williamsburg (or CW as it is known) in 1994 to attend the conference on Painted Wood: History...

Patrick Baty carried out the analysis of an early 18th century house in Queen Anne's Gate, Westminster
Dec 11th, 2010 | | Exterior | Private Houses | No Comments

Queen Anne’s Gate, Westminster

I was commissioned to carry out the paint analysis of a very interesting early 18th century house in Westminster. 71 individual decorative schemes were found on the exterior of the house and this helped date a...

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...

Patrick was approached (twice) to examine this building
Dec 9th, 2010 | | Clubs and Societies | Organisations | Portfolio | No Comments

Naval & Military Club

No 4 St James’s Square, the building currently occupied by The Naval & Military Club was designed by Edward Shepherd and erected between 1726-28. I was twice asked for advice by architects acting on behalf of...

Sir Isaac Newton
Oct 18th, 2010 | | Exterior | Paint Technical | Recent projects | 8 Comments

History seen in 300 years of paint

Sir Isaac Newton  It is often assumed that the main task of an architectural paint researcher is to identify the original colours employed in an historic building. Whilst this can be established if...