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Two treatises on colouring, 18th century

MS. Johnson e. 8
Held at the Weston Library

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Two treatises on colouring:

  1. (pp. 1-8) 'Theory of colouring' by William Mason;
  2. (pp. 11-21) 'Directions by Mr. Rathbone';
  3. (p. 23) water-colour drawings, 18th century.

A note inside the upper cover, by George Harcourt, 2nd Earl Harcourt, certifies that the first treatise is in Mason's hand.


  • Creation: 18th century


24 pages

Language of Materials

  • English


MS. Johnson e. 8

Former reference:

Formerly John Johnson MS. 20.