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Ornamental Carpentry of Nineteenth-Century American Houses

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The focus of this handsome photographic study is sawn-wood ornamentation — the "gingerbread" of Victorian houses. The brilliance and variability of these sculptures are here preserved in 186 sharp, detailed photographs of handsawed architectural embellishments found on exteriors of houses constructed between 1820 and 1910. Introduction. Captions.

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186 handsome photographs plus captions and Introduction convey fascination of characteristic sawn-wood ornamentation embellishing houses constructed 1820-1910.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780486241449
Subtitle:
186 Photographs
Author:
Karp, Ben
Publisher:
Dover Publications
Location:
New York :
Subject:
History
Subject:
Domestic
Subject:
United States - General
Subject:
Decoration & Ornament
Subject:
Decoration and ornament, architectural
Subject:
Arts, decorative and crafts
Subject:
Architecture - Specific Styles
Subject:
Architecture, domestic
Subject:
Woodwork
Subject:
Wood-carving
Subject:
Wood-carving -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
Subject:
History - Specific Styles
Subject:
General Architecture
Subject:
General Architecture
Subject:
Wood-carving -- United States -- History.
Subject:
Architecture-Ornamentation
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Dover Architecture
Series Volume:
145
Publication Date:
19810901
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
144
Dimensions:
11 x 8.25 in 0.9 lb

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"Synopsis" by , 186 handsome photographs plus captions and Introduction convey fascination of characteristic sawn-wood ornamentation embellishing houses constructed 1820-1910.

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