In Jeanette Winterson’s memoir ‘Why be happy when you could be normal’ she raises the question as to whether the Victorians’ propensity for seeing apparitions and writing ghost stories might have been caused, in part, by the carbon in domestic gas. In other words a chemical cause.
Equally maybe it was hallucinations caused by flaking lead paint! Be assured, those that live in houses that have window frames or walls painted with lead paint, it’s only when the paint chips or flakes that it causes trouble. Old paint is best overcoated with a modern, lead free alternative and that's where Craig & Rose can help. Browse through our different paint ranges, from the period paint colours of 1829 to the decadent finishes in our Artisan range, you're sure to find your perfect paint.