By Otto Hoever
Although the main conspicuous productions of smithcraft are hardly ever the result of the ironworker's personal designs, however, ironwork interprets into fabric of many creative conceptions, and displays the artwork of assorted style-epochs and international locations. This paintings, initially released in 1927 as An Encyclopedia of Ironwork, contains greater than 450 black-and-white images, all royalty-free, and express ironwork masterpieces from everywhere Europe — doorways, gates, railings, grilles, door tits, locks, lanterns, candelabra, firedogs, chandeliers, and lots more and plenty extra. There are attractive examples from Notre Dame; Chichester Cathedral; Barcelona Cathedral; Frederiksborg fortress in Denmark; Versailles; and ratings of alternative sites.
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A Pictorial Encyclopedia of Decorative Ironwork: Twelfth Through Eighteenth Centuries (Dover Jewelry and Metalwork) by Otto Hoever