Kenneth Naversen takes the effective 8 1/2q x 11q format and crams it full of outstanding photographs (over 100) and a comprehensive text of the most prolific area of Victorian Homes -- California. Let this undisputed authority of Victorian architecture take you on a guided tour through this Victorian textbook. Whether you are an expert, an architect, a student or just a lover of Victorians you will enjoy this publication. Complete with an area guide, a select bibliography, dates and details, this book is a must!In the East Stick style houses generally had tall, angular profiles with steep- pitched roofs and sharply-pointed gables. ... His Hints on Household Taste (1872 ), included illustrations of interiors decorated with incised wooden panels, linear stripping, and rows of knob-like projections. ... elaborate balusters; split spindles were applied to panels and wall surfaces to create fans, sunbursts, and other motifs.
|Title||:||Beautiful America's California Victorians|
|Publisher||:||Beautiful America Publishing Co. - 1998|