New York: Atlantic Terra Cotta Co., 1927. First edition. Decorated Stock Wraps. Quarto, pp 24, b/w photographs of terra cotta architectural detailing throughout. Very Good condition. Item #18982
This issue is devoted to the Fairmont Park Museum in Philadelphia, new construction of a polychrome building for the Philadelphia Museum of Art. They were inspired by polychromatic practice in Greece, and the article contains many beautiful plates illustrating pediments and cornices using Atlantic Terra Cotta. There's also an article reprinted from the New York Times about color treatment in city buildings. Many beautiful plates, including one in color.