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

Collection Type

  • Books and periodicals




318 p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 26 cm.


Descriptive Terms

Paint Congresses.
Color Conservation and restoration Congresses.


Moss, Roger W., 1940-
Paint in America--a Symposium on Architectural and Decorative Paints (1989 : Lexington, Mass.)


Colonial and federal America : accounts of early painting practices / Abbott Lowell Cummings and Richard M. Candee -- House painting in Britain : sources for American paints, 1615 to 1830 / Ian C. Bristow -- Nineteenth-century paints : a documentary approach / Roger W. Moss -- The early American palette : colonial paints color 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 Cunningham-Adams -- A Victorian trompe l'oeil : the restoration of distemper paints / Morgan W. Phillips -- 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 -- 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.


Washington, D.C. : Preservation Press, National Trust for Historic Preservation


318 p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 26 cm.


Papers from Paint in America--a Symposium on Architectural and Decorative Paints, held in Lexington, Mass., 1989.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 306-311) and index.



Call Number

Stacks TP934.P317 1994 c.1
HisPres. TP934.P317 1994 c.2


United States

Variant Title

Colors of historic buildings