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Updated May 22 2014
 Welcome To:  

The Virtual Museum of Watercolor Materials

     
     Photo galleries creating a virtual museum of fine materials for Watercolour painting and brief histories of the makers.
 
<Pieces available for purchase are listed in our Museum Shop, linked at left
Collection of Boxed Sets of Watercolor Paint & Materials:
 
 
Osborne & Other
American Made
Watercolor paint boxes
& suppliers1790 -1899
 
 
 

Winsor & Newton

Artists paint box c 1862

 

 

 

 
REEVES:
Thomas Reeves & Son
Watercolor Paint Boxed Set
1784-1794
 
 
 
 
 

William Reeves

Watercolour Paint Boxes

c.1784- 1789

 

 

 

 
 
 
 
 
WJ Reeves & Woodyer
Antique Watercolor
& Drawing Set 1799-1816
one of the largest sets made at the time
 
 
 
 

Reeves & Sons

Watercolor box

c. 1829-1830

telling a story of a painter of the era.

 
 
 
 
 
 

 

 

 
 
 
 
 

 

REEVES & SONS

Paint Box from 1829

 

 
 
 
 
REEVES AWARD PANT SET
1870-1890
 
 

 

REEVES SUPERIOR PANT SET

1870-1890's

 
 
G. Rowney & Co.
Artists Paint Box c.1844
 

 

Ackerman Watercolor box

1830's

 
 
 

 

 
 
A Japanese Tansu Box
1860's

 Paper Collection:

 
ANTIQUE HAND MADE
WHATMAN PAPERS 1700 to 1899

WHATMAN PAPERS

1900 to 1980

 

 
WHATMAN PAPER SAMPLE BOOK
Ca. 1931
 
 
 
 
 
 
J. B. Green & Sons
Hand Made Papers
 
 
 
 
 

Wookey Hole & Other British Hand Made Papers

 

 

 

Other Hand Made Papers
Vintage & Antique
Some Unidentified
 
 
 

Fine Papers of France

 

 

LESSEBO MILL PAPER
HAND MADE in Sweden
 
 
 

ITALIAN ANTIQUE, VINTAGE & Contemporary

HAND MADE PAPERS :

 

Paint, Catalogue & Palette Collection:
 
Countries of Origin-manufacturers:

 

 

American
Artist Supply Catalogs
1700-1700

 

Early American

Made brands

of watercolor paint & supplies

1700's to 1800's

 
 
 
 
CONTINENTAL WATERCOLOR PAINT BLOCKS ,
PALETTE & SUPPLIES
1700-1800's
Huber-France shown

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

BRITISH MADE

WATERCOLOR PAINT BLOCKS ,

PALETTE & SUPPLIES

1700-1800's

Newmans Shown:

 
 
 
 
 
 
Chinese ink sticks
1880's to 1890's
a visual history
 
 
Individual manufacturers:
 
 

WINSOR & NEWTON

1800's to 1910

c.1849-50 version of
Winsor Newton Catalog
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
REEVES Catalogs,Paint & Supplies
 
1700's- 1800's
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Thomas Reeves & Son

Artist Materials flyer

c. 1790's

 

 
The Virtual Museum of Watercolor galleries :
This Virtual Museum is a collection of photographs
items are shown on this pages are for historical interest -and are not for sale and
are physically in various collections throughout the world 
1700-1920 PAINTINGS
 

Mystery Plein Air Painting

1900-1920

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Watercolor by C.G. Lane 1881
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Lady Monkswell

WATERCOLOUR PAINTING 1898

 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Restored Paper Examples
 
 
The Virtual Museum of Watercolor galleries :
This Virtual Museum is a collection of photographs
items are shown on this pages are for historical interest -and are not for sale and
are physically in various collections throughout the world 
 
 
Paint boxes of Famous People
George Washington, Queen Victoria
Audubon and more

 

Links to Contemporary Hand- Made Paper Mills
 
& Suppliers of fine papers & more
 
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LINKS TO OTHER SITES WITH INFORMATION
 
Click to go back to Virtual Museum of Fine Art Supplies home page
 
Photos are copyright protected
 
(c)1985-2012 All original designs and photographs shown herein are and copyright protected.
(c) Copyright 1985- 2014 The Whimsie Studio, Larry Henke, Ronald Bodoh
the Whimsie studio is trademarked
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
text & photos are copyright protected
 
 
Not all of these are for sale , some are shown for historical interest.
Photos are copyright protected
(c)1985-2012 All original designs and photographs shown herein are and copyright protected.
(c) Copyright 1985- 2014 The Whimsie Studio, Larry Henke, Ronald Bodoh
the Whimsie studio is trademarked
 
 
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VINTAGE WATERCOLOR PAPER -SOLD OUT

 

 
 
HISTORICAL INFORMATION ON WATERCOLOR SUPPLIES- NOT FOR SALE