Early Victorian

Early Victorian

by Constance M. Greiff



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Early Victorian by Constance M. Greiff

This book provides a compact guide to the era, its designers, key building types, furnishings, details, and materials inside and out--complete with a timeline and lists of notable landmarks and preservation societies.

Victorian is not one style but many. All of them feature a picturesque and romantic exuberance that has charmed observers since the mid-19th century. This look at the early Victorian period shows how to recognize some of the favorite styles within it: the stately Italianate, recalling Tuscan hill towns; the dramatic Second Empire, drawn from the reign of Napoleon III; the exotic Egyptian Revival, a perfect choice for monuments as well as mausoleums. Houses, main streets, city halls, railroad stations--all were infused with the Victorian spirit.

Other Details: 55 illustrations 96 pages 4 5/8 x 4 5/8" Published 1995

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780789200112
Publisher: Abbeville Publishing Group
Publication date: 06/01/1995
Series: Abbeville Stylebooks Series
Pages: 96
Product dimensions: 4.98(w) x 6.29(h) x 0.66(d)

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