Measured drawings of Georgian architecture in the District of Colvmbia, 1750-1820
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Measured drawings of Georgian architecture in the District of Colvmbia, 1750-1820 by Harry Francis Cunningham

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Published by Architectural Book Pub. Co. in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Architecture -- Washington (D.C.),
  • Architecture, Colonial -- Washington (D.C.)

Book details:

Edition Notes

In portfolio

Other titlesGeorgian architecture in the District of Columbia
Statement[by] Harry Francis Cunningham and Joseph Arthur Younger [and] J. Wilmer Smith; Washington, A. D. 1914
ContributionsYounger, Joseph Arthur, Smith, Joseph Wilmer, 1893-
The Physical Object
Pagination2 p. l., 66 pl. (2 fold.)
Number of Pages66
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14594601M
LC Control Number15006240

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Get this from a library! Measured drawings of Georgian architecture in the District of Columbia, [Harry Francis Cunningham; Joseph Arthur Younger; Joseph Wilmer Smith]. Measured drawings of Georgian architecture in the District of Columbia, New York: Architectural Book Publishing Co., Inc., 2 preliminary leaves, 66 plates (2 folded) ; 45 x 35 cm. Cunningham, Harry Francis; Younger, Joseph Arthur; Smith, J. Wilmer / Measured drawings of Georgian architecture in the District of Columbia, . Page View. Cunningham, Harry Francis, ; Younger, Joseph, ; Smith, J. Wilmer (Joseph Wilmer), / Measured drawings of Georgian architecture in the District of Columbia, .

The Georgian style, with its long history in America, is among our country’s most consistently popular styles. Admired for its symmetrical design, classic proportions, and decorative elements, it is commonly associated with the reigns of England’s King Georges, I through III. Georgian vernacular architecture The different climates in western and eastern Georgia, together with distinct local. building materials and various cultural differences creates a diverse range of vernacular architectural styles. In western Georgia, because the climate is . C olonial styles developed in England between and and were imported into the then English Colonies in America by English Settlers. The kings of England during this period were the four "German Georges" of the House of Hanover who collectively reigned from to , so the architecture that emerged during their reigns became known as the "Georgian" style. Georgian Architecture () Under the Hanoverian kings Great Britain and Ireland saw the wholesale adoption of Classicism. It was the outward expression of a burgeoning admiration for the learning of Greece and Rome.

Georgian architecture was widely disseminated in the English colonies during the Georgian era. American buildings of the Georgian period were very often constructed of wood with clapboards; even columns were made of timber, framed up, and turned on an oversized lathe. At the start of the period the difficulties of obtaining and transporting. The dominant style of the English colonies from about to Many examples in Georgetown, Old Town Alexandria and Annapolis. Overview. The Georgian style, with its long history in America, is among our country’s most consistently popular architectural styles. Get this from a library! The Georgian Period: colonial details of measured drawings.. -- Gift of Albert R. Martin. A notable example of the Georgian style of architecture is the Boyd Raynes House, which was built in the year , and was located on Maplewood Avenue in Portsmouth, New Hampshire, prior to its demolition in Throughout the centuries that this house remained standing, it grew from a one-family, to a two-family, to a three-family home.