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Anonymous, Rhode Island Interior, 1800-1810.

Decorative Treatments

  1. Research and Interpretation
  2. Architectural Description
    1. Architectural Description of Isaac Bell House (1886)
      Lewis, Arnold. American Country Houses of the Gilded Age, New York: Dover Publications, Inc., 1982, pp.xv-xvi and fig.7. (Reprint of Sheldon's Artistic Country Seats, 1886.)
    2. Color and Cast Iron, The Railroad Gazette July 1, 1871, pp.160-161.

Historic Materials and Treatments

  1. Paint Types
  2. Earth Pigments
  3. Pigments (other)
  4. Gilding, Graining, Bronzing
  5. Early Finishes
  6. Early Victorian Finishes
  7. Late Victorian Finishes
  8. Floor Treatments
  9. Wall Treatments
  10. Fabrics
  11. Heating Systems
  12. Lighting Systems

Analysis and Conservation

  1. Color Theory
  2. Finishes Analysis
  3. Finishes Conservation
  4. Prepartion and Painting of Architectural Elements