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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