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Title Paint in America : the colors of historic buildings / Roger W. Moss, editor.

Imprint Washiongton, D.C. : The Preservation Press, National Trust for Historic Preservation, 1994.


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Santa Catalina Branch Non-Fiction    729.4 PAI    Staff Reported Missing
Description 318 p. : ill. (some col.), facsims., plan, col. ports. ; 27 cm.
Note Papers form Piant in America -- a Symposium on Architectural and Decorative Paints, held in Lexington, Mass., 1989.
Includes index.
Bibliography Bibliography: p. 306-311.
Contents Historical Perspectives : Colonial and federal America: accounts of early painting practices / Abbott Lowell Cummings and Richard M. Candee -- House painting in Britain: sources for American paint, 1615 to 1830 / Ian C. Bristow -- Nineteenth-century paints: a documentary approach / Roger W. Moss -- Case Studies in Paint Research : The Early American palette: colonial paint colors revealed / Frank S. Welsh -- Colonial Williamsburg colors: a changing spectrum / Thomas H. Taylor, Jr. and Nicholas A. Pappas -- Paint decoration at Mount Vernon: the revival of eighteenth-century techniques / Matthew J. Mosca -- The Color of change: a nineteenth-century Massachusetts house / Myron O. Stachiw -- An Early colonial mural: the conservation of wall paintings / Christy Cunninghman-Adams -- A Victorian trompe l'oeil: the restoration of distemper paints / Morgan W. Phillips.
Modern Paint Analysis and Restoration : Analyzing paint samples: investigation and interpretation / Andrea M. Gilmore -- Pigments and media: techniques in paint analysis / Eugene Farrell -- Painting techniques: surface preparation and application / Brian Powell -- The Nature of Paints : A Survey of paint technology: the composition and properties of paints / Morgan W. Phillips -- Historic and modern oil paints: composition and conservation / Richard Newman -- House paint pigments: composition and use, 1600 to 1850 / Richard Newman and Eugene Farrell.
Subject Paint -- Congresses.
Color -- Conservation and restoration -- United States -- Congresses.
Added Author Moss, Roger W., 1940-
National Trust for Historic Preservation in the United States
Added Title Colors of historic buildings
ISBN 047114410X
0471144118 (pbk) : $19.95

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