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1882 Wood Engraving Distortions Corrections William Robert Ware Architect XDC3

1882 Wood Engraving Distortions Corrections William Robert Ware Architect XDC3

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This is an original 1882 black and white wood engraving illustrating distortions and corrections.


This 129+ year old Item is rated Very Fine ++. No creases. No natural defects.Moderate surface rub - center. No tears. No water damage.

  • Product Type: Original Wood Engraving; Black / White
  • Grade: Very Fine ++
  • Dimensions: Approximately 14 x 9.5 inches; 36 x 24 cm
  • Authentication: Serial-Numbered Certificate of Authenticity w/ Full Provenance
  • Protection: Packaged in a custom archival sleeve with an acid-free black board (great for display, gift-giving, and preservation)

Period Paper is excited to offer items from this collection designed by William Robert Ware of architectural principles and practices relating to planar, linear and cylindrical perspectives, as well as topics illustrating vanishing points, angles and other architectural measuring systems and means.

William Robert Ware

William Robert Ware (1832-1915) was an American architect hailing from Cambridge, Massachusetts. Ware received his formal education at the Milton Academy, Harvard College, as well as at HarvardÕs Lawrence Scientific School. Later, he studied under the founder of the first American architectural school, Richard Morris Hunt. Ware aided in the design and development of the Swedenborgian High Street Church in Brookline, Massachusetts, HarvardÕs Weld Hall, the Episcopal Divinity School campus in Cambridge, Massachusetts, the Walter Hunnewell House in Wellesley, the Ether Monument for the Boston Public Garden and more. He also became the first architectural professor at MIT (Massachusetts Institute of Technology). Later, Ware founded the School of Architecture at Columbia University.

Keywords specific to this image: projection, plane perspective, geometry, architecture, shadow, reflection, pillar, feet, shoes, toga, horse, dimensional representation, Venus de Milo, David, perspective, cylindrical, horizon, trace, vanishing point