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The Art of the Plasterer


Mega Sale! Free Shipping Included! Save 29% on the The Art of the Plasterer by Brand: Routledge at Translate This Website. MPN: 325 black & white illustrations. Hurry! Limited time offer. Offer valid only while supplies last. George Bankart first wrote The Art of the Plasterer in 1908. It was then re-issued, with amendments, a few years later. Now available from Donhead as


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George Bankart first wrote The Art of the Plasterer in 1908. It was then re-issued, with amendments, a few years later. Now available from Donhead as a facsimile edition, this impressive, well illustrated volume offers an artistic interpretation of the way plaster was used in response to stylistic changes. Bankart was an architect inspired by the Arts & Crafts movement who cared passionately about the craft of plastering and sought to complement Millar's earlier craftsman's book by producing a volume which traced the history and art of plastering throughout the United Kingdom. It explores in detail how plaster materials and methods were developed and used, giving a fascinating insight into some of the unusual substances added to plaster. For instance, he tells us that ancient stuccos sometimes contained fig juice, curdled milk, blood or beer to make them harder. The book also contains an account of wattle and dab as well as parge-work, using practical illustrated examples to give an excellent description and record of the subject. With over 400 illustrations, comprising black and white photographs and drawings of ceilings and the profiles of mouldings, this volume will be of value to craftsmen engaged in plasterwork, conservation professionals and all architects and architectural historians with an interest in this field.

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Manufacturer:Routledge
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Part Number:325 black & white illustrations
Publisher:Routledge
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MPN:325 black & white illustrations
EAN:9781873394519
Item Weight:0 pounds
Item Size:1.2 x 11.8 x 11.8 inches
Package Weight:3.53 pounds
Package Size:8.5 x 1.18 x 1.18 inches

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