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Kirker, Harold

The Architecture of Charles Bulfinch

HARVARD UNIVERSITY PRESS

    $65.00 / 48,00 € / £43.50*

    Hardcover
    Reprint 2014
    Publication Date:
    February 1969
    ISBN
    978-0-674-18221-9
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    Overview

    Aims and Scope

    Charles Bulfinch (1763-1844), son of a wealthy and cultivated Boston family, exerted a wide influence on architecture in New England. As architect and Boston selectman, he was responsible for the great development of Old Boston. Later he was appointed architect for the final stages of the Capitol in Washington. In this fully illustrated record of commissions, Harold Kirker sets forth the fascinating career of America's first native-born architect.

    Details

    24.0 x 17.0 cm
    xxiii, 398 pages
    1 frontispiece
    HARVARD UNIVERSITY PRESS
    Language:
    English
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    Readership:
    Professional and scholarly;

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    KirkerHarold:

    Harold Kirker is Professor of History, Emeritus, University of California at Santa Barbara.

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