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Here I’ll share Appendix A from the research paper on 811-819 South Cathedral Place, in Richmond, Virginia. It covers the 5 unit row and a history of events, residents and ownership from construction to VCU acquisition. Also included is a narrative description of each unit’s architectural details. Continue reading Shafer’s Row History and Architectural Catalogue
Here is the presentation I gave to my group after finishing the project. Continue reading Cathedral Row, Richmond VA: The Movie!
Straightforward… here is the bibliography for the project. Continue reading Works referenced during research
Yesterday I received my photocopied reprint of the 1890 Norwalk catalogue compliments of the Antique Doorknob Collectors of America. On page 197, I came across our bronze lock plate! And, thus was able to confirm that the aged number 6843 on the back was read correctly, and was in fact the style number for that item. What’s interesting was this particular design was found across a wide range of items, from knobs to doorbells, drawer pulls, etc.; anything that was bronze – or iron – hardware. Continue reading “Norwalk Catalog Arrives”
Went through a 1970’s reprint of John Leighton’s Suggestions On Design, offering just over 100 plates (1000’s of drawings) of motifs he designed. Came across a match identified as Moorish with the cubic overlapping and interlacing ornamentation terminating with a floral motif. Many of the Moorish designs also suggested a variation in texture in the … Continue reading An element of the hardware ID’d
It’s been a week since posting; lots of non-school work keeping me busy this past few days. I am hoping to uncover and identify a motif in the porches of our properties. Dr. Brownell is curious about a possible Indian inspiration here. There are also come similarities in the porch detail and the hardware pattern, … Continue reading Looking for a motif