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English Historic Costume Painting Book No 5: Edward IV - Mary  1461-1558, Winsor & Newton Ltd.
1 Winsor & Newton Ltd. English Historic Costume Painting Book No 5: Edward IV - Mary 1461-1558
London, England Winsor & Newton Ltd. 1947 1st Edition; 1st Printing Paperback Very Good+ 
B&W Illustrations; This is a small format trade edition book with cardstock covers and a stapled spine. The book is in Very Good+ condition and was issued without a dust jacket. The book is both an illustrated book that shows costumes of the period 1461-1558 and is a coloring book. This copy is unused. "Winsor & Newton (W&N) is a company based in London, UK that manufactures a wide variety of fine art products, including: oils, alkyds, watercolours, acrylics, pastels, artists' brushes, canvases, papers, portfolios, and distributes the Derwent pencil sets. The company was founded in 1832 by William Winsor and Henry Newton. The firm was originally located at Henry Newton's home in 38 Rathbone Place, London. This was then part of an artists' quarter in which a number of eminent painters, including Constable, had studios, and other colourmen were already established. The standards of quality for W&N's most renowned line of kolinsky sable brush, the Series 7, began after Queen Victoria ordered it should be "the very finest watercolour brush" in 1866. A few months before his death, Henry Newton sold the business to the newly incorporated firm of "Winsor & Newton Ltd." , which included members of both families amongst the shareholders. In 1937, W&N introduced its gouache paints." 
Price: 15.00 USD
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