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Henry Hobson Richardson and the small public library in America

a study in typology

by Kenneth A. Breisch

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Published by MIT Press in Cambridge, Mass .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States,
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Richardson, H. H. 1838-1886,
    • Library architecture -- United States -- History -- 19th century,
    • Public libraries -- United States -- History -- 19th century,
    • Small libraries -- United States -- History -- 19th century,
    • Romanesque revival (Architecture) -- United States

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 314-334) and index.

      StatementKenneth A. Breisch.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsZ679.2.U54 B74 1997
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxii, 354 p. :
      Number of Pages354
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1004052M
      ISBN 100262024160
      LC Control Number96043752

      Henry Hobson Richardson was born on Septem in Priestly Plantation, St. James Parish, Louisiana, U.S., United States, is Architect. Henry Hobson   Exceedingly rare American Aesthetic Movement chair designed by Architect Henry Hobson Richardson. This chair is "variant" based on the design that Richardson did for the Woburn, Massachusetts Public Library, circa , and was most likely made by the A. H. Davenport Company of Boston, :// /chair-designed-architect-h-h-richardson/id-f_

      Ken Breisch has a joint appointment in the USC School of Architecture and the Dornsife Department of American Studies and Ethnicity. He holds a Ph.D. from the University of Michigan and served as founder and Director of the USC Graduate Programs in Historic Preservation (now Heritage Conservation) from to Under his leadership, this program was the recipient of the California   Exceedingly rare American Aesthetic Movement lounge chair designed by Architect Henry Hobson Richardson. This chair is based on the design that Richardson did for the Woburn, Massachusetts Public Library, circa , and was most likely made by the A. H. Davenport Company of Boston, ://

        RICHARDSON, HENRY HOBSON (–), American architect, was born in the parish of St James, Louisiana, on the 29th of September , of a rich family, his mother being a granddaughter of the famous Dr Priestley, the English dissenting refugee and man of science. He was graduated from Harvard University in , and going immediately to ,_Henry_Hobson. Allegheny County Courthouse, by Henry Hobson Richardson, at Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, to Ames Free Library, by Henry Hobson Richardson, at North Easton, Massachusetts, to Ames Gate Lodge, by Henry Hobson Richardson, at North Easton, Massachusetts,


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