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Trade Catalog, Seeley Brothers: Manufacturers of Averill Paint, Ready for Use, 1886

This is a Trade catalog. It was published by Seeley Brothers.

This object is not part of the Cooper Hewitt's permanent collection. It was able to spend time at the museum on loan from Smithsonian Libraries as part of Saturated: The Allure and Science of Color.

It is dated 1886. Its medium is lithograph on paper.

In the late 1800s, with the advent of pre-mixed paints, the range of available paint colors expanded exponentially, making possible the multi-colored paint schemes of the Victorian age. Victorian homeowners typically applied harmonies of three to five colors, a style of house that later became known as a “painted lady.”

It is credited Smithsonian Libraries, TP937 .S44 1886.

Its dimensions are

H x W (open): 34.3 × 57.2 cm (13 1/2 × 22 1/2 in.)

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Saturated: The Allure and Science of Color.

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