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Posted by John Sprung on January 15th, 1999 09:28 PM
In reply to Paint by Henry in MI on January 9th, 1999 06:46 PM [Go to top of thread]

You might check with the Los Angeles Department
of Cultural Affairs. They recently restored a
1930 movie house, the Warner Grand in San Pedro.
In that project, they had someone who analysed
and researched the old paint, and came up with
original colors for restoration. After all that
effort, they found a place where something had
been bolted on to the building long ago, covering
a place where all the original colors had been
used. From that, they were able to check on their

Another thought on removing just one layer of
paint would be to ask art restorers and

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