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The Resource King Carter's church : being a study in depth of Christ Church, Lancaster County, Virginia as an image of American living through two centuries considering the origins and meaning of its forms as originally conceived by Robert Carter and designed by Christopher Wren and their metamorphosis for later cultural expression from Jefferson to Frank Lloyd Wright, Alan Gowans

King Carter's church : being a study in depth of Christ Church, Lancaster County, Virginia as an image of American living through two centuries considering the origins and meaning of its forms as originally conceived by Robert Carter and designed by Christopher Wren and their metamorphosis for later cultural expression from Jefferson to Frank Lloyd Wright, Alan Gowans

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King Carter's church : being a study in depth of Christ Church, Lancaster County, Virginia as an image of American living through two centuries considering the origins and meaning of its forms as originally conceived by Robert Carter and designed by Christopher Wren and their metamorphosis for later cultural expression from Jefferson to Frank Lloyd Wright
Title
King Carter's church
Title remainder
being a study in depth of Christ Church, Lancaster County, Virginia as an image of American living through two centuries considering the origins and meaning of its forms as originally conceived by Robert Carter and designed by Christopher Wren and their metamorphosis for later cultural expression from Jefferson to Frank Lloyd Wright
Statement of responsibility
Alan Gowans
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Subject
Language
eng
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DLC
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Gowans, Alan
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
NA5235.I783
LC item number
G68
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Studies in architectural history, no.2
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Christ Church (Irvington, Va.)
  • Christ Church (Lancaster County, Va.)
  • Architecture and society
  • Architecture and society
Label
King Carter's church : being a study in depth of Christ Church, Lancaster County, Virginia as an image of American living through two centuries considering the origins and meaning of its forms as originally conceived by Robert Carter and designed by Christopher Wren and their metamorphosis for later cultural expression from Jefferson to Frank Lloyd Wright, Alan Gowans
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: The art historical problem -- The craftsmen of Christ Church : bricklayers from East Anglia -- Christ Church as an architectural form : comparisons with Scotland -- Functions and cultural expressions of Christ Church : comparisons with Britain, Holland, Scandinavia -- Christ Church as an image of living : memorial churches as great family status symbols in old and new worlds -- The master of Christ Church : Christopher Wren -- Old aristocracy and New Republic : symbolic imagery in American architecture, 1600-1850 -- Columbian Fair and colonial revival : symbolic imagery in American architecture, 1850-1950 -- The architectural imagery of Frank Lloyd Wright -- On art, architecture, and the study of history
Dimensions
28 cm.
Extent
71 pages, [10] leaves of plates
Lccn
76374468
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)615306
Label
King Carter's church : being a study in depth of Christ Church, Lancaster County, Virginia as an image of American living through two centuries considering the origins and meaning of its forms as originally conceived by Robert Carter and designed by Christopher Wren and their metamorphosis for later cultural expression from Jefferson to Frank Lloyd Wright, Alan Gowans
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: The art historical problem -- The craftsmen of Christ Church : bricklayers from East Anglia -- Christ Church as an architectural form : comparisons with Scotland -- Functions and cultural expressions of Christ Church : comparisons with Britain, Holland, Scandinavia -- Christ Church as an image of living : memorial churches as great family status symbols in old and new worlds -- The master of Christ Church : Christopher Wren -- Old aristocracy and New Republic : symbolic imagery in American architecture, 1600-1850 -- Columbian Fair and colonial revival : symbolic imagery in American architecture, 1850-1950 -- The architectural imagery of Frank Lloyd Wright -- On art, architecture, and the study of history
Dimensions
28 cm.
Extent
71 pages, [10] leaves of plates
Lccn
76374468
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)615306

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