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Sabine Hill Paint Analysis

A few years ago I conducted the paint analysis at a remarkable house in Elizabethton, Tennessee -Sabine Hill, constructed in 1818 for General Nathaniel Taylor. Taylor died before the house was completed, but it was finished by his family to a very high level. Later, it passed to tenant farmers who did not repaint; the […]

Tudor Hall Exterior Paint Study

The photograph of the Booth Homestead, Tudor Hall, was dated ca. 1865. Tudor Hall is a historic home located near Bel Air, Harford County, Maryland. It is a ​1 1⁄2-story Gothic Revival cottage built of painted brick. The house was built as a country retreat by Junius Brutus Booth (1796–1852) from Plates 44 and 45, Design […]