- Watercraft generally smaller and less seaworthy than ships and generally not designed to cross large open waters.
- Refers to the culture of the modern nation of the United Kingdom. It also refers to the cultures of historical nations that had Great Britain as the central ruling power. For the culture of the ancient Britons, who were those tribes that spoke the Celtic (Brythonic) language, use "Ancient British."
- Transparent aqueous based paint produced by mixing ground pigments with water and, generally, gum arabic; paints made with vegetable gum binders were used by Egyptian, Greek, and Roman artists for wall paintings. Japanese and Chinese painters extensively used watercolor paints on silk panels and delicate paper scrolls. In the 16th through18th century, watercolor paints were used for miniature illustrations on porcelain, ivory, cards, books and manuscripts. By the 18th and early 19th centuries, watercolors rapidly increased in popularity due to the availability of small cakes of watercolor paints in metal pans, usually applied to a paper support by using a brush.
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This object was included in the following exhibitions:
British Watercolors and Drawings from the John N. Estabrook Collection
Bryn Mawr College
, 11/30/1990 - 12/14/1990
Dimensions: 5 5/8 x 8 5/8 in. (14.288 x 21.908 cm)
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