Peter Harrison

First American Architect
Carl Bridenbaugh
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Publisher: Omohundro Institute and University of North Carolina Press
Imprint: OIEAHC
Cloth/Hardcover Publication Date: 12/1949
Reprint Date: 12/2012
Pages: 247
Paperback ISBN: 9780807839560
Paperback Publication Date: 12/2012
Ebook ISBN: 9780807839553


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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