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  • Examples dating from the 10th to the 1 1th century have been discovered hidden by whitewash on the oldest parts of the nave walls of the church of S.
  • The open work was filled up with whitewash, the painting and gilding effaced, the furniture soiled, torn or removed.
  • The different coils are prevented from adhering by a coating of whitewash, and the end of each nautical mile is carefully marked for future reference.
  • 1 A remarkable series of 14th-century frescoes, in perfect condition, were disclosed in 1909 by the removal of the whitewash which had for centuries covered the interior of this fine church.
  • At this season roses, grape vines and other plants are often affected by mildew; an effectual remedy is to paint the hot-water pipes with a mixture of sulphur and lime, put on as thick as ordinary whitewash, once each week until it is checked; but care must be taken not to apply it on any surface at a higher temperature than 212°.
 

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