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Page 393 - It certainly is not in good taste to stain woods in colors which do not belong to them, as blues, greens, etc., and while this is a free country, etc., as long as a person is not sent to the penitentiary for committing outrages against nature, nor to insane asylums, it is very probable that the practice will go on undisturbed. But it is vulgarity, to say the least of the practice, and painters should not encourage it.
Page 63 - With all the cheap John sort of plastering that is being done by contractors at a price which would mean a sure loss to them if they used good material, but which must be done so as to make a profit anyhow, many of the surfaces the calciminer has to 'deal with will be found very porous and absorbing...
Page 448 - ... surface. The crepe paper, cheese cloth and burlap also produce fine, simple patterns but slightly different from each other. The heavy muslin when crumpled up into a wad gives an especially pleasing pattern resembling the figure of Spanish leather when done in the burnt umber or Van Dyke brown ovef a ground coat of ivory.