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Roberson & Company

Roberson & Company, manufacturers of oil and water colors, materials for drawing and painting : no. 99 Long Acre, London, W.C.

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Materials for drawing and painting

[London] : [Roberson & Company], [not before 1862]
Physical Description:
1 broadside : ill. ; 44 x 28 cm.
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Folio A 2013 5
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
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"Prize medal awarded to Roberson & Company for 'drawing materials,' International Exhibition 1851 & 1862."
Broadside advertisement for artists' materials sold by Roberson & Company, London.
Subject Terms:
Artists' materials -- Great Britain -- 19th century.
Artists' materials industry -- Great Britain -- 19th century.
Artists' tools -- Great Britain -- 19th century.
Drawing materials -- Great Britain -- 19th century.
Paper -- Great Britain -- 19th century.
Pigments -- Great Britain -- 19th century.
Roberson & Company.
Watercolor painting -- Great Britain -- 19th century.
Wood engravings -- 1862.
IIIF Manifest:

  • Water colours, in cakes. Moist water colours, in China pans and tubes
  • Water colours, in boxes
  • Chinese and constant white
  • Science and art department
  • Boxes of colours & materials for illuminating
  • Studio cabinets
  • Roberson's medium for oil painting
  • Sketching boxes
  • Lake Price's moist water-color box
  • Drawing papers
  • Cartoon Paper, &c.
  • Chalks and crayons
  • Combination pocket sketch book and palette
  • Roberson's prepared lead pencils
  • Polished pencils
  • Brushes and pencils
  • Academy boards, and prepared paper, for sketching in oil
  • Easels
  • French lay figures
  • Varnishes, oils, &c.
  • Etching & copperplate printing materials.

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