Late Victorian Architectural Plans and Details (Dover Architecture)

By William T. Comstock

This real replica of plans drawn up through a famous nineteenth-century architectural company positive factors either residential and public constructions. hundreds and hundreds of illustrations comprise ground plans, point of view perspectives, and elevations in addition to designs for staircases, fireplaces, and different inside info. different drawings depict home windows, doorways, balconies, and gables. photos supply crisp perspectives of exteriors. 
Victorian structure buffs will prize this wonderful resource of genuine interval designs. Its 126 plates include 87 photos of flats; the rest 39 buildings comprise a box membership development, stables, a library, a faculty, a railroad station, a dry items shop, and a song corridor. Captions describe destinations, dimensions, charges, and different particulars.

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O. WM. T. COMSTOCK, writer. E. R. TILTON, Editor. LONDON : fifty seven & fifty nine Ludgate Hill, TRUBNER & Co. , brokers. SUBSCRIPTION phrases : $5. 00 in line with 12 months, upfront, postage paid, for the USA and Canada; 27s. in line with 12 months to nice Britain and eire, and $6. 50 consistent with 12 months for all different overseas international locations belonging to the Postal Union. REMITTING funds. —All remittances of cash can be within the kind of postal orders (payable to WM. T. COMSTOCK, New York). whilst those should not to be had, ship funds through registered letter, or ship drafts on long island banks, made payable to reserve of WM. T. COMSTOCK. own assessments on neighborhood banks can't be acquired in fee. alternate provided via the yankee information CO. and its branches. advertisements charges offered on program. All letters containing enterprise communications or relating the e-book or subscription division of this magazine will be addressed to WM. T. COMSTOCK, writer. DESCRIPTION OF PLATES. NO. I. Plate 1. —Is a gelatine plate; the photo within the higher a part of the web page is of a cottage in Newport, Rhode Island. Messrs. McKim. Mead & White, of recent York, are the architects. it's a completely sturdy form of condominium, and indicates how inventive and straightforward a home should be made, with no using what's referred to as “exterior info. ” The photo less than is of a home in Brookline, Mass. Mr. W. R. Emerson, of Boston, is the architect. it's a small apartment, and of a tremendously various variety from the opposite —home-like, brilliant, fairly appealing and creative. Plate 2. —Shows a layout for a truly small cottage. it's via Mr. E. T. Hapgood, architect, 1285 Broadway, big apple. it can be outfitted for $1,000. The making plans of such small homes, and the genuine and legit try and convey the layout in the required rate is a technological know-how in itself. it's more challenging to plot this type of small homes and cause them to glance beautiful, than it really is to devise a home of a lot better measurement. Plate three. —Shows a layout for a entrance door. it really is designed via Mr. E. R. Tilton, architect, big apple. It doesn't fake to be an inexpensive entrance door, because the aspect of the architrave and top a part of the door is sort of complicated. The door should be of fine oak, complete certainly. The architrave must be painted to compare the remainder of the outside trimming. it truly is what's referred to as a “dutch,” or halved door, a sort that is becoming progressively more into prefer to be used in nation homes. Plate four. —Shows a layout for a Hat Rack in an front corridor. it's meant to be fixed to the wall like an image, the benefit of this being that it makes use of up no stable area in a corridor, so frequently too slim, specially in urban homes, for the handy putting of a hat and coat stand. The variety of hooks provide lots of room for the putting of coats and hats. The shelf less than the reflect is for the lodging of garments brushes. it's designed via Messrs. Rossiter & Wright, architects, of recent York. Plate five. —(N. B. —Plates five, 6, and seven are all elements of an analogous layout. ) exhibits a mantelpiece in a parlor. The room during which this layout used to be conducted used to be quite lengthy and slender for stable share ; as a result it used to be came across essential to holiday it within the heart with out forming it into distinctive rooms.

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