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updated April 7 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.
 
The only antique 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