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Alexander 'Greek' Thomson

£65.00

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Alexander "Greek" Thomson (1817-75) who lived and worked in Glasgow and was in practice there from 1849 produced a distintive modern architecture based on a fundamentalist classicism that earned him the nickname "Greek". This book offers a visual guide to Thomson's work, featuring both archive photographs of buildings now demolished, drawings and Phil Sayer's specially commissioned photographs of extant works.;An introductory biographical essay is followed by sections focusing on each of the main building types - churches, commercial buildings, terraces and tenemants, and villas - each introduced by a short essay. Thomson's decorative designs and furniture are also discussed.

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Condition:
Used: very good
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
1856691616
ISBN-13:
9781856691611
Publisher:
Laurence King

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Alexander "Greek" Thomson (1817-75) who lived and worked in Glasgow and was in practice there from 1849 produced a distintive modern architecture based on a fundamentalist classicism that earned him the nickname "Greek". This book offers a visual guide to Thomson's work, featuring both archive photographs of buildings now demolished, drawings and Phil Sayer's specially commissioned photographs of extant works.;An introductory biographical essay is followed by sections focusing on each of the main building types - churches, commercial buildings, terraces and tenemants, and villas - each introduced by a short essay. Thomson's decorative designs and furniture are also discussed.

Condition:
Used: very good
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
1856691616
ISBN-13:
9781856691611
Publisher:
Laurence King

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