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Colonial Ironwork in Old Philadelphia
     

Colonial Ironwork in Old Philadelphia

by Philip B. Wallace, Fiske Kimball (Introduction), William A. Dunn (Illustrator)
 

This lavishly illustrated tribute to Philadelphia's many well-preserved examples of colonial ironwork features 182 crisp black-and-white photographs and 41 measured drawings. These imaginatively rendered ironworks appear in the railings and gates of churchyards, on the marble steps of town houses, in the balconies and lanterns of banks and other buildings, and

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This lavishly illustrated tribute to Philadelphia's many well-preserved examples of colonial ironwork features 182 crisp black-and-white photographs and 41 measured drawings. These imaginatively rendered ironworks appear in the railings and gates of churchyards, on the marble steps of town houses, in the balconies and lanterns of banks and other buildings, and elsewhere.

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A photographic study of the decorative wrought iron of Philadelphia, offering design inspiration for artists and craftworkers. Contains 182 b&w photos and 41 measured drawings of ornamental ironwork in on churchyards, town houses, balconies, lanterns, and foot scrapers. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.

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ISBN-13:
9780486403007
Publisher:
Dover Publications
Publication date:
09/30/1998
Series:
Dover Architecture Series
Pages:
160
Product dimensions:
8.16(w) x 10.96(h) x 0.32(d)

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