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Williams, W., author.

Transparency painting on linen : for decorative purposes, panoramic and dioramic effects, ornamental blinds : with instructions for the preparation of the linen, the combination and transfer of ornamental designs, combined surfaces, &c. / by W. Williams ; with illustrations by Charles Sibley ; engraved by Dalziel.

London : Winsor and Newton, 38, Rathbone Place, 1855.
London : Printed by Schulze and Co., 13, Poland Street, [1855]
Physical Description:
viii, [9]-52, [1] pages : illustrations ; 17 cm
Rare Books and Manuscripts
ND1573 .W7 1855
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
Engraving of the prize medal of the Great Exhibition of 1851, awarded to Winson and Newton: [1] page at end.
Two errata slips tipped in.
BAC: British Art Center copy bound in publisher's original printed paper wrappers. Has bound with it: List of colours and material for water-colour painting, manufactured and sold by Winsor and Newton, No. 38, Rathbone Place, London (London : Winsor and Newton, [1855]).
Subject Terms:
Decoration and ornament.
Painting -- Technique.
Watercolor painting -- Equipment and supplies.
Wood engravings -- 1855.
Sibley, Charles, active 1826-1847, illustrator.
Dalziel Brothers, engraver.
Winsor & Newton, publisher.
Schulze and Co., printer.

  • The preparation of the linen
  • Copying, tracing, stencilling, and pouncing
  • Painting the transparency
  • Colours and vehicles
  • Water colours
  • Colours
  • Combined sufaces
  • Dioramic painting
  • The lighting-up of the picture.

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