piece shows the various layers of paint that was
applied during Olympic's time. When built it was
natural dark oak then later it was painted green,
wiped over (antiqued, if you will) with an amber
tone. Carved areas with relief were then dry-brushed/highlighted
with gold paint. Lastly it was painted an antique
particular oak carvings seem to have originated
from lot 3521 as noted in Catalogue of Messrs.
Knight, Frank & Rutley's ninth day sale of the
R.M.S. Olympic at Jarrow Docks, Friday November
15, 1935. It was purchased by Smith and Walton
paint makers and installed in Akzo Nobel Paint
works in Haltwhistle.