A Pictorial Encyclopedia of Decorative Ironwork: Twelfth by Otto Hoever

By Otto Hoever

Although the main conspicuous productions of smithcraft are not often the result of the ironworker's personal designs, however, ironwork interprets into fabric of many inventive conceptions, and displays the paintings of assorted style-epochs and international locations. This paintings, initially released in 1927 as An Encyclopedia of Ironwork, comprises greater than 450 black-and-white images, all royalty-free, and convey ironwork masterpieces from far and wide Europe — doorways, gates, railings, grilles, door titties, locks, lanterns, candelabra, firedogs, chandeliers, and masses extra. There are appealing examples from Notre Dame; Chichester Cathedral; Barcelona Cathedral; Frederiksborg citadel in Denmark; Versailles; and rankings of different sites.

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