Parris' Perusal

Description

Architect and engineer Alexander Parris' buildings have always been appreciated, but what about his personal library; not how it was constructed, but what books it contained. What or who influenced Parris' designs? This article looks at the books Parris owned, examining his sources and how they inspired Parris' designs.

Details

Additional Identification Number

Article ID 151

Collection Code

SC001

Collection Name

Old-Time New England

Reference Code

SC001.1967.058.210.003

Abstract

Architect and engineer Alexander Parris' buildings have always been appreciated, but what about his personal library; not how it was constructed, but what books it contained. What or who influenced Parris' designs? This article looks at the books Parris owned, examining his sources and how they inspired Parris' designs.

Date Notes

Volume 58, Number 210 (Fall, 1967)

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Record Details

Originator

Christopher P. Monkhouse (Author)

Publications Referencing This Collection

(1967). Old Time New England. Boston, Mass.: Society for the Preservation of New England Antiquities.

Description Level

Item

Place of Publication

Boston, Mass.

Publisher

Society for the Preservation of New England Antiquities

Publisher Series

Old Time New England