Beauty in the Shadows

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BEAUTY IN THE SHADOWS: Wrought Iron in the Washington National Cathedral

Visitors coming to the Washington National Cathedral are often overwhelmed by the impact of the physical setting. What many do not notice on the first visit, though, is what some would call the most impressive work of all in the Cathedral's fabric: the ironwork of Washington National Cathedral. Now with this guide the intricate detail of the cathedral's ironwork is revealed in beautiful and often surprising ways. Nol Putnam's book, 'Beauty in the Shadows,' Barry Bem's research, Christopher Budny's and James Pittman's photography provide a corrective way for all of us to experience this ironwork in its entire intricate splendor. It is the definitive catalogue and guide to the ironwork of the Washington National Cathedral.              (The Rt. Rev. Gary Hall,  Dean, Washington National Cathedral)

AND – for those, who live far away and only contemplate a visit to the National Cathedral, this book can serve as the econmical traveler's substitute for such a trip. It might even whet their appetite for the real thing.     

Format: Hard Cover   Dimentions:  12 1/4" x 9 1/4"  Pages: 192 pages   Illustrations: 260

 

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Author Putnam. Nol
Publisher Blue Moon Press
ISBN 978-1-936013-23-4
Format Hardcover
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