Makers Of Trinity Church In City Boston

Makers Of Trinity Church In City Boston

by James F. O'Gorman (Editor)

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781558494367
Publisher: University of Massachusetts Press
Publication date: 05/24/2004
Pages: 256
Product dimensions: 7.10(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

James F. O'Gorman is Grace Slack McNeil Professor of the History of Art Emeritus at Wellesley College. He is the author of numerous books, including Living Architecture: A Biography of H. H. Richardson.

Table of Contents

Illustrationsix
Prefacexiii
Introduction: From the Parish to the World: The Architectural Context of Trinity Church3
1.Trinity Church at 12511
2.Client: Phillips Brooks22
3.Chairman of the Building Committee: Robert Treat Paine32
4.Architect: Henry Hobson Richardson (Gambrill & Richardson)60
5.H. H. Richardson's Furnishings82
6.Builder: Orlando Whitney Norcross (Norcross Brothers)104
7.Decorator: John La Farge118
8.User: Henry Adams and Esther138
9.Women Artists at Trinity: Sarah Wyman Whitman and Margaret Redmond152
10.Chancel Remodeling: Charles D. Maginnis (Maginnis & Walsh)174
Contributors195
Index197

What People are Saying About This

Leland M. Roth

This book will appeal to students and scholars of American architecture and decorative arts, as well as to students and scholars of American studies and American culture. The contributing writers are all outstanding in their respective areas and do excellent jobs in presenting their material.

Michael J. Lewis

This lovely and innovative study of Trinity Church accomplishes that most difficult of historical feats: it makes you feel that you are seeing the building for the very first time.

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