Luther Briggs and the Picturesque Pattern Books
- Collection Name
- Old-Time New England
- Collection Code
- Date Notes
- Volume 67, Number 247 (Winter/Spring, 1977)
- Picturesque pattern books provided architects trained in the Greek Revival style with new inspiration. In this article, Edward F. Zimmer looks at the work of Luther Briggs, a young Boston architect in the 1840s and 50s. An examination of Briggs' drawings and buildings show how his work progressed from close copying to a development of his own style.
- Full Article
- Collection Type
- Description Level
- Additional Identification Number
Article ID: 233
- Reference Code
Edward F. Zimmer (Author)
Society for the Preservation of New England Antiquities
- Publisher Series
Old Time New England
- Place of Publication
- Related Items
Luther Briggs architectural collection, 1840s-1850s
- Publications Referencing This Collection
(1977). Old Time New England. Boston, Mass.: Society for the Preservation of New England Antiquities.
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