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Peter Harrison

First American Architect

Carl Bridenbaugh

Copyright 1949
University of North Carolina Press

Description

This illustrated story of America's first architect is based on material from a number of contemporary sources in the colonial period. Harrison's buildings reflect the classical mode, and they fortunately survived the Revolution. His designs include the King's Chapel, Boston; the Synagogue, Newport; and Christ Church, Cambridge.

Originally published in 1949.

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