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No, Ian, you're out of bounds with your unargued mudslinging. You go trolling for a fight and then complain when you get one.
They couldn't be painted with 19th century paint because they couldn't have been painted in the 19th century - as anyone who really cared would know, since really caring would lead to real study of the question, not wilful ignorance of it. Which leaves your plaint about wanting to date the paint looking like so much bullshit.