Benjamin Moore Catalogs

A banner-shaped image of paint samples from a Benjamin Moore catatalog. The colors are light pastels- yellow, pink, blue, green and orange. The text on the left reads House Colors, A Pure Linseed Oil Paint

Founded in Brooklyn in 1883, the Benjamin Moore company is best known today for their innovative interior and exterior house paints. Smithsonian Libraries collection of Benjamin Moore trade catalogs reveals a variety of products and color trends throughout the company’s history including coach and car paints from their earliest days.


Cover of Trade catalogs on Paqua synthetic-resin paint  deep colors, tints and intermixed shades ...

[Trade catalogs on Paqua synthetic-resin paint

Benjamin Moore & Co.; Smithsonian Libraries. American History Trade Literature Collection.
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