"Of Gothic Extraction" : Appleton's Preservation Campaign and the French Gothic Revival
- Collection Name
- Old-Time New England
- Collection Code
- Date Notes
- Volume 76, Number 265 (Fall/Winter 1998)
- William Sumner Appleton, founder of SPNEA, based his philosophy of preservation on ideas from two cultures: the English concern with a building's "visual skin" and the French concern with the building's skeleton. Appleton's campaign used both concerns in perfect harmony.
- Full Article
- Collection Type
- Description Level
- Additional Identification Number
Article ID: 41
- Reference Code
Kevin D. Murphy (Author)
Society for the Preservation of New England Antiquities
- Publisher Series
Old Time New England
- Place of Publication
- Publications Referencing This Collection
(1998). Old Time New England. Boston, Mass.: Society for the Preservation of New England Antiquities.
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