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P. Morris and Co

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of Corporation Road, Birkenhead

1846 Company established.

1914 Manufacturers of zinc and lead paints, colours, varnishes and enamels. Specialities: Morris graphite paint for protective covering of iron and steel structures, corrugated sheets and all metal surfaces; zinco graphite paint of a steel or french grey colour, a combination of graphite and oxide of zinc for use when a colour is required unobtainable with graphite only; Glosopan enamel paint for ships' cabins, railway carriages and high-class decorative work; Flatopan flat-drying enamel paint for finishing; XL white paint for decoration and preservation, of much finer texture than white lead; white oil copal varnish; alpine water paint, fast sanitary distemper; Morris damp resisting paint for coating new walls, porous bricks etc.; permanent aluminium paint, galvanising substitute for all kinds of art metal work. [1]

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