Incidental Architect: William Thornton and the Cultural Life of Early Washington, D.C., 1794-1828

Incidental Architect: William Thornton and the Cultural Life of Early Washington, D.C., 1794-1828

by Gordon S. Brown, William Thornton
     
 

While the majority of scholarship on early Washington focuses on its political and physical development, in Incidental Architect Gordon S. Brown describes the intellectual and social scene of the late 1700s through the lives of a prominent couple whose cultural aspirations served as both model and mirror for the city’s own. Incidental Architect

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While the majority of scholarship on early Washington focuses on its political and physical development, in Incidental Architect Gordon S. Brown describes the intellectual and social scene of the late 1700s through the lives of a prominent couple whose cultural aspirations served as both model and mirror for the city’s own. Incidental Architect is a fascinating account of how the city’s cultural and social institutions were shaped by its earliest citizens.

 

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780821418628
Publisher:
Ohio University Press
Publication date:
06/30/2009
Series:
Perspective On Art & Architect Series
Edition description:
1
Pages:
192
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.70(d)

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