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The Making of Virginia architecture

Author: Charles E Brownell; Virginia Museum of Fine Arts.
Publisher: Richmond : Virginia Museum of Fine Arts ; Charlottesville : Distributed by the University Press of Virginia, ©1992.
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Covers the history of architecture in Virginia, from the early colonial period to the present. The book aims to bring history to life, comparing the original architectural ideas to the finished  Read more...

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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Making of Virginia architecture.
Richmond : Virginia Museum of Fine Arts ; Charlottesville : Distributed by the University Press of Virginia, ©1992
(OCoLC)645860204
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Charles E Brownell; Virginia Museum of Fine Arts.
ISBN: 091704634X 9780917046346 0917046331 9780917046339
OCLC Number: 25832413
Notes: Companion to an exhibition held at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, November 10, 1992 to January 10, 1993.
Description: xiii, 457 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 30 cm
Contents: Drafting the plans: pride and practicality in Virginia's Colonial architecture, 1750-1770 / William M.S. Rasmussen --
Laying the groundwork: the classical tradition and Virginia architecture, 1770-1870 / Charles E. Brownell --
Building on the foundations: the historic present in Virginia architecture, 1870-1990 / Richard Guy Wilson --
Idea, tool, evidence: the architectural drawing as instrument and artifact / William M.S. Rasmussen, Charles E. Brownell, and Richard Guy Wilson --
The historian's challenge: the search for architectural drawings / Calder Loth --
The survey: a selection of Virginia architectural drawings, studies, models 1719-1990.
Responsibility: by Charles E. Brownell [and others].

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