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Paint media, John B. Vaughan workshop at the Newport Historical society, Newport, RI.

Pigments (see Earth Pigments)

  1. Pigments in Paintings, Institute for Dynamic Educational Advancement
  2. Welsh, Frank S. Particle Characteristics of Prussian Blue in an Historical Oil Paint, JAIC 1988, Volume 27, Number 2, Article 1, pp. 55-63.
  3. Candee, Richard M. Housepaints in Colonial America: Their Materials Manufacture and Application, New York: Chromatic Publishing Co., Inc., publishers of Color Engineering, reprints from 1966-1967 issues, 26 pp.
  4. Moss, Roger W. Paint in America: The Colors of Historic Buildings. New York: John Wiley & Sons, 1994. View on Amazon. "Early American Palette," pp.68-85.
  5. Parks, Bonnie Wehle. Aurora Blue: Identifying and Analyzing Interior Paint in an Oregon Utopia, ca. 1870. Historic Preservation Program, University of Oregon, 1986. Download as PDF file.
  6. Downs, Arthur Channing, Jr.," Zinc for Paint and Architectural Use in the 19th Century," Association for Preservation Technology Bulletin, Vol.VIII, No.4, 1976, pp.80-97. Download as PDF file.