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A quest for grandeur

Charles Moore and the Federal Triangle

by Sally Kress Tompkins

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Published by Smithsonian Institution Press in Washington .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Federal Triangle (Washington, D.C.),
  • Washington (D.C.)
    • Subjects:
    • Moore, Charles, 1855-1942 -- Influence.,
    • United States. Commission of Fine Arts.,
    • Public architecture -- Washington (D.C.),
    • Federal Triangle (Washington, D.C.),
    • Washington (D.C.) -- Buildings, structures, etc.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 155-156) and index.

      StatementSally Kress Tompkins ; photographs by Jack E. Boucher.
      ContributionsBoucher, Jack E.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsNA735.W3 T65 1993
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxi, 159 p. :
      Number of Pages159
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1705268M
      ISBN 10156098161X
      LC Control Number92006574

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