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by peter mccullen
Wed May 15, 2013 6:54 am
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: Irish Mirrors from Peter Mcullens travels
Replies: 14
Views: 6118

Re: Irish Mirrors from Peter Mcullens travels

All the above photos were taken in The Dark Horse ( a non alcoholic, strangely empty pub)
in Belfast, several were signed by a W. J. Irvine. Its a sister property to the Duke of York pub,
which is overflowing with similiar mirrors - both properties owned by an antiques dealer.
by peter mccullen
Wed Apr 20, 2011 11:58 am
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: gilding a mirror in leaf
Replies: 33
Views: 11892

Re: gilding a mirror in leaf

Bruce... Sheeting the glass with vinyl was a bit tricky - and the odd panel ( usually the biggest ) went back to the start. As to shrinkage, we gambled on the owners short attention span and history of entirely refitting every few years. I revisited after about three years and the tone had indeed me...
by peter mccullen
Tue Apr 19, 2011 3:37 am
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: gilding a mirror in leaf
Replies: 33
Views: 11892

Re: gilding a mirror in leaf

Hi Jeff - Langtons was an architect request for glass panels with a foggy silver appearance and each leaf to be clearly visible. As part of the testing process we posted a query on this website c.2002 ish, and stale beer was suggested by Kent Smith I believe. Glass was placed over a grid, gilded onc...
by peter mccullen
Fri Feb 25, 2011 10:02 am
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: Florence window gilding
Replies: 16
Views: 8029

Re: Florence window gilding

Hi - Some more Italian gold...this photo was taken in Bologna, about two hours from Florence.