See how cork was used to produce Anti-Condensation Paint in the 1930s.

See how cork was used to produce Anti-Condensation Paint in the 1930s.

Thomas Parsons’ Decorative Finishes with Specifications.
The colourful contents of this 1930s’ work can be seen, with a detailed commentary, on a number of web pages - e.g.
a) Gloss Enamel Finishes;
b) Antimonic Paint;
c) Flat Finishes.
The colours shown in this work can be reproduced in modern house-paint by Papers and Paints, in Chelsea.

Thomas Parsons’ Decorative Finishes with Specifications.

The colourful contents of this 1930s’ work can be seen, with a detailed commentary, on a number of web pages - e.g.

a) Gloss Enamel Finishes;

b) Antimonic Paint;

c) Flat Finishes.

The colours shown in this work can be reproduced in modern house-paint by Papers and Paints, in Chelsea.

Thomas Parsons’ Tint Book of Historical Colours was one of the most influential paint ranges in 20th century Britain.
Papers and Paints reproduced the colours (with permission) in the 1980s and still they remain one of our most popular collections.

Thomas Parsons’ Tint Book of Historical Colours was one of the most influential paint ranges in 20th century Britain.

Papers and Paints reproduced the colours (with permission) in the 1980s and still they remain one of our most popular collections.

Wiping out the figure in oak graining.
Learn more about graining in the 1930s - here.

Wiping out the figure in oak graining.

Learn more about graining in the 1930s - here.

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