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Washington, D.C., architecture collection

Washington, D.C., architecture collection

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Public buildings,
  • Sculpture,
  • Memorials,
  • Architecture

  • About the Edition

    Correspondence, clippings, and printed matter, concerning an architecture and sculpture competition for erection of public buildings and memorials in the District of Columbia and elsewhere.

    The Physical Object
    Pagination300 1 0.4
    Number of Pages300
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25254563M
    LC Control Number82088054

    The Architecture, Design, and Engineering category covers ab drawings (described in more than 3, catalog records), spanning to , with most dating between and The designs are primarily for sites and structures in the U.S. (especially Washington, D.C.), as well as Europe and Mexico. American architects and architectural firms created most of the images. United States Department of Finance facade Historic Alexandria, Virginia trolley ride Republican Women - organized in No Campaigning Allowed Here Historic Alexandria, Virginia - a must see Washington the Embassy of Australia Washington UAE embassy Washington DC Cannon Office Building Skylight Rotunda Dome Architecture Interior Radial Symmetry November Lady Justice .

    photographic prints: gelatin silver ; 20 x 25 cm. or smaller. | Architecture in the Washington, D.C. region. Includes government buildings, churches, educational buildings, houses and rowhouses, hotels, and restaurants. Features Victorian architecture, interiors of offices and hotels, and the Capitol, including art and sculpture. Also, German embassy, Russian legation, Mount Vernon. Or start at this prefix. Architecture -- Washington (D.C.) (subtopics) Architecture, Western (Western countries): see Architecture Architectures, Computer network: see Computer network architectures; Archival description (Cataloging): see Cataloging of archival materials Archival material on microfilm: see Documents on microfilm; Archival materials (1 title, plus subtopics).

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This volume is produced from digital images created through the University of Michigan University Library's large-scale digitization efforts. Form the Watergate to the Cairo, the American Institute of Architects provides insight into more than landmarks in Washington, D.C.

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The Evolution of Washington, DC is a striking volume featuring select pieces of the extraordinary collection of Washingtoniana donated by Albert H. Small to the George Washington University in It showcases treasures such as an lithograph of the equestrian statue of Andrew Jackson in front of the White House and a contemporary print of old Potomac River steamboats/5(2).

Over the past ten years, the Library of Congress has cataloged more than forty thousand drawings, prints, and photographs that capture important developments in the growth of Washington, D.C., and its greater metropolitan area, including Virginia and Maryland.

This elegant volume, a guide to the library's massive collection, offers an introduction to its content and a celebration of the. The organization maintains and protects an invaluable resource for future Washingtonians, including works of art, rare books, and ephemera.

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The Prints & Photographs Division maintains a reference book collection that supports study and interpretation of the collections. Washington, D.C., and architecture are particular strengths of the collection.

See the Selected Bibliography below for recommended titles. District of Columbia Historic Preservation Office - Building Permits Data Base. Monuments -- Washington (D.C.) Filed under: Library architecture -- Washington (D.C.) On These Walls: Inscriptions and Quotations in the Buildings of the Library of Congress, by John Young Cole (illustrated HTML at ).

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The Washington D.C. Collection 8 card boxed set - $52 LIVE YOUR DREAM DESIGNS | Origami Architecture Pop-Up Cards N. Main Street, Studio B-1. Abstract The collection include manuscript drafts and proofs, research notes, clippings, photographs, prints, correspondence, awards, lecture notes, personal papers, professional papers, and reports.

They range in date from circa tobut the bulk of the material dates from to The material relates to James Goode's graduate studies, his book on Washington sculptures. The ARC is fortunate to have two rare book collections.

One was donated by Ronald Senseman, FAIA, an architect who practiced in his own firm for over 30 years in Washington, D.C. area. This exceptional collection comprises classical rare books and photographs of architecture dating back from the 19th century to the on: East Campus Circle Drive Berrien Springs, MI, United States.

photographic prints: gelatin silver ; 21 x 25 cm. or smaller. | Photographs show Washington, D.C. architecture. Examples of eighteenth- and nineteenth-century architecture in Washington, D.C., exclusive of Georgetown.

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George F. Bowerman, started collecting books and articles about the local community. Washingtoniana houses an array of resources and materials from the late 18th Century to the present, with a.

Residential Architecture of Washington, D.C., and Its Suburbs, an essay by Pamela Scott that supplements Capital Drawings: Architectural Designs for Washington, D.C., from the Library of Congress, edited by C. Ford Peatross.

Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, (Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division). The landscape architecture of Washington, D.C: A comprehensive guide by Evans, James Matthew and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Art for architecture, Washington, D.C., [exhibition], National Collection of Fine Arts, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C., April 4-Octo   This book draws a parallel concerning architects and architecture with world historic events.

Starting with A.D., it covers approximate architectural time eras of Romanesque, Gothic, Renaissance, Baroque, Rococo, Neoclassic, Art Nouveau, Beaux-Arts, Neo-Gothic, and Art : Arcadia Publishing SC.