276 Boat. Lucas' Notes.
Painted & Gilt
Colours: - White, Blue, Green, Canary Yellow, Brownish Yellow, Red & Black
Parts gilt. Gold discoloured and now reddish purple (will not clean)
Disfigured by fungus growths (now dead and dry) and insects marks (dead beetles present)
Fungus on brownish-yellow & white.
Brushed with dry brush
Cleaned paint with benzine and soft brush & gilt with ammonia
Consolidated string of steering paddles with Duroprene
Consolidated paint with celluloid solution
Canary Yellow Pigment Analyzed specimen. Is natural sulphate of arsenic i.e. orpiment.