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THE

PAINTER,
GILDER, AND VARNISHER'S

COMPANION:

CONTAINING
RULES AND REGULATIONS

IN
EVERYTHING RELATING TO THE ARTS OF PAINTING,
GILDING, VARNISHING, GLASS-STAINING, GRAINING,
MARBLING, SIGN-WRITING, GILDING ON-GLASS,

AND COACH PAINTING AND VARNISHING;.
Tests for the Detection of Adulterations in Oils, Colors, Ets.

AND A

STATEMENT OF THE DISEASES TO WHICH PAINTERS ARE PECULIARLY
LIABLE, WITH THE SIMPLEST AND BEST REMEDIES.

SIXTEENTH EDITIOX.
REVISED, WITH AN APPENDIX.

CONTAINING
COLORS AND COLORING-THEORETICAL AND PRACTICAL.

COMPRISING DESCRIPTIONS OF
I GREAT VARIETY OF ADDITIONAL PIGMENTS, THEIR QUALITIES
AND USES. TO WHICH ARE ADDED, DRYERS, AND MODES

AND OPERATIONS OF PAINTING, ETC.

TOGETHER WITH

Chevreui's Principles of Harmony and Contrast of Colors.

PHILADELPHIA :
HENRY CAREY BAIRD & Co.,
INDUSTRIAL PUBLISHERS, BOOKSELLERS AND IMPORTERS,

810 WALNUT STREET.

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