(by Heather Hernandez, Technical Services Librarian)
Now available in the Library, Pittsburgh Marine Finishes is a full color catalog of the marine paints and coatings that were available from the Pittsburgh Plate Glass Company in 1946. Sleek vessels illustrate the front and back covers:
And inside you'll find full color illustrations of the possible applications for many types of vessels, large and small, showing vessel exteriors as well as interiors:
And, of course, no catalog would be complete without the swatches. The catalog contains page after page of samples of colors and finishes such as this one:
For the vessel or the home, this volume is a wealth of inspiration for anyone seeking color inspiration--especially mid-20th century color inspiration!