NATIONAL TRUST HISTORIC COLORS

Victorian Colors

In partnershipwith the National Trust for Historic Preservation®, Valspar® is proud to offer a palette of over 250 colors documented from historic places across the country and representing American colors from a variety of periods and styles.

The Victorian palette is the most varied of the historic palettes. With colors inspired by nature, it ranges from pale earth tones to the darker and often muddier colors typically associated with the period.

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Shown in: Lyndhurst Castle Sand 5008-1C , Lyndhurst Duchess Blue 5002-5C , Lincoln White Sash 7004-14 , Lyndhurst Spring Eve 6003-3C
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Victorian Colors

Also known as Queen Anne.

Lyndhurst America's finest Gothic Revival mansion, Lyndhurst was built in 1838 in Tarrytown, NY, and overlooks the sweeping beauty of the Hudson River Valley.

Distinctly romantic, Victorian architecture marks a unique departure from the symmetry of early American architecture. Asymmetrical shapes, roof ornamentation and heavy, ornate trim throughout defined hallmarks of the Victorian era. Queen Anne homes often feature decorative shingles, trim and spindle work. Though the most recognizable exterior of Queen Anne houses is clapboard siding or shingles, a mixture of materials is also very common. The vibrancy and excitement of the paint colors often match the intricacy of details.

 
 
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Shown in: Mark Twain House Olive 6001-2A , Lyndhurst Castle Sand 5008-1C , Mark Twain Gray Brick 4005-2C , Mark Twain House Gray Brick 6007-4C
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Victorian Colors

Also known as Queen Anne.

Lyndhurst America's finest Gothic Revival mansion, Lyndhurst was built in 1838 in Tarrytown, NY, and overlooks the sweeping beauty of the Hudson River Valley.

Distinctly romantic, Victorian architecture marks a unique departure from the symmetry of early American architecture. Asymmetrical shapes, roof ornamentation and heavy, ornate trim throughout defined hallmarks of the Victorian era. Queen Anne homes often feature decorative shingles, trim and spindle work. Though the most recognizable exterior of Queen Anne houses is clapboard siding or shingles, a mixture of materials is also very common. The vibrancy and excitement of the paint colors often match the intricacy of details.

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Valspar is proud to partner with the National Trust for Historic Preservation to offer this exclusive palette of documented historic colors and architectural palettes. Year after year, Valspar also donates paint products to important preservation projects all across the country.

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