Wrought iron and its decorative uses

Library location:  B6-31

Title:  Wrought iron and its decorative use

Author:  Maxwell Ayrton and Arnold Silcock

Published city:  London
Publisher:  Country Life Ltd.
Published date:  1929

Physical description:  4 preliminary leaves, 196 pages frontispiece, illustrations (including plan, facsimiles) 32 x 25 cm.

Book category:  Decorative arts

Tags:  Metalwork architectural ironwork decoration ornament  applied arts

Donated by:  Albert Herrmann Sonn, 1867-1936 (American illustrator)

Notes:  A superb treasury of decorative wrought iron, this well-illustrated volume presents an informative survey of the ancient craft’s practice throughout England. Its history can be traced simply by admiring the crisp black-and-white illustrations of gates, railings, screens, and other elaborately rendered works, with 241 black-and-white illustrations.

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