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By Henry R. d'Allemagne

4,500 gadgets on 415 plates illustrate the striking number of ornamental ironwork from Roman instances to the 1st a part of the 19th century during this reasonably cheap Dover version of all of the illustrative fabric from the 1924 French catalogue of the large assortment within the Le Secq de Tounelles Museum in Rouen. This pictorial documentation via the French student and collector Henry René d'Allemagne is the main priceless resource of data now to be had for students, paintings historians, crafters, purchasers, creditors, and people drawn to old ironwork.
The paintings is split into elements. the 1st half, Architectural Ironwork, comprises grilles, locks and padlocks, keys, escutcheons, door tits, doorknobs, hinges and mountings, handles and pulls, bolts and latches, symptoms, and brackets. the second one half, Small Iron and metal gadgets, comprises jewellery, bathroom add-ons, key earrings and purse frames, small containers, scissors and stitching add-ons, smoking add-ons, spiritual symbols and liturgical items, sundials, tower and desk clocks, bindings, pc covers, furnishings, light fixtures, grilles, fire add-ons, kitchen apparatus, and numerous instruments and instruments.
Informative captions comprise locations of origins, fabrics used for brand new reasons, features of the items, and historic evidence attached with them. The captions were translated and supplemented with a brand new creation and bibliography of d'Allemagne's paintings by means of Vera ok. Ostola, affiliate Curator of Medieval artwork, the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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