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Here I'll share Appendix A from the research paper on 811-819 South Cathedral Place, in Richmond, Virginia. It covers the 5 unit row and a history of events, residents and ownership from construction to VCU acquisition. Also included is a narrative description of each unit's architectural details.
Here is the presentation I gave to my group after finishing the project.
Please see below for the title page, table of contents and main body of the paper.
Straightforward... here is the bibliography for the project.
Yesterday I received my photocopied reprint of the 1890 Norwalk catalogue compliments of the Antique Doorknob Collectors of America. On page 197, I came across our bronze lock plate! And, thus was able to confirm that the aged number 6843 on the back was read correctly, and was in fact the style number for that [...]
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While reading Janet Foster's The Queen Anne House, I unexpectedly came across a fantastic image to include in the final presentation. The reveal will be then, but here's a clue... it has to do with the industrial vernacular in the interior of our homes.