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A Guide for Drawing the Acanthus

A Guide for Drawing the Acanthus

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A Guide for Drawing the Acanthus
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GUIDE
for
foaming
THE
ACANTHUS,
AND
EVEKY
DESCRIPTION
OF
OENAMENTAL
FOLIAGE;
BY
I.
PAGE,
Ornamental
Draftsman
and
Designer.
ILLUSTRATED
WITH
UPWARDS
OF
TWO
HUNDRED
WOOD-CUTS
AND
FIFTY-THREE
ETCHINGS
ON
COPPER,
DESCRIPTIVE
OF
THE
VARIOUS
CHARACTERS
ALLUDED
TO.
OF
THE
ITKIVERSITT
Xtoitara
:
BERNARD
QUARITCH.
re-printed
188(5.
 
GLOSSARY
OF
TERMS
USEFUL
TO
DRAFTSMEN.
Abacus,
the
upper
member
of
the
capital
of
a
column.
Acroter,
a
pedestal
on
the
summit
of
a
column
for
supporting
a
statue.
Acroteria,
small
pedestals
placed
on
the
apex
and
other
extremi-
ties
of
a
pediment,
originally
in-
tended
to
support
statues.
Antce,
pilasters
attached
to
a
wall.
Ashlar
work,
rough
stone
laid
inirregularcourses.
Bevelled,
slopped
off.
Buttress,
the
projecting
portion
of
a
building,
used
generally
to
strengthen
a
wall
as
well
asgive
effect,
in
Gothic
architecture,
and
when
separated
from
the
building
by
an
arched
piece,
it
is
termed
a
flying
buttress.
Campa,
or
Sell,
thatpart
of
the
Corinthian
cap,
on
which
the
foliage
is
placed,
and
onwhich
the
abacus
rests.
Cap
of
a
Chimney,
the
upper
and
projecting
part
of
the
snaft.
Capotum,
akind
of
Hindu
torus
moulding,
with
anornament
re-
semblinga
pigeon's
head
at
its
termination.
Cello,,
the
part
enclosed
by
walls
of
a
Grecian
temple.
Check-plate,
the
piece
of
wood
in
the
lintel
of
a
doorway,
against
which
the
door
shuts.
Chevron
moulding,
an
indented
moulding
in
the
Anglo
Norman
style.
Chimney
shafts,ihe
part
of
a
chim-
ney
which
rises
above
the
roof.
Cincture,
a
ring
or
fillet
serving
to
divide
the
shaft
of
a
column
from
its
capital
and
base.
Clere-story,the
centre
of
achurch,
when
it
rises
above
the
two
Clere-story
tvindoivs,
windows
in
ditto.
Coins,
corners.
Congee,
a
species
of
moulding.
Corbel
heads,
the
extremities
of
corbel
stones,
often
carved.
Corbelled,
one
stone
projecting
over
another
to
support
a
super-
incumbent
stone.
Corona,
the
crowning
member
of
the
entablature.
Corrugated,
wavy
or
fluted.
Croivsteps,
the
coping
stones
of
a
gable
rising
one
above
another.
Crypt,
a
vault.
Cumuda,
a
kind
of
Hindu
circular
moulding.
Curbed,
contracted
towards
the
ceiling
by
being
carried
up
into
the
roof.
Cuspa,
points
formed
in
the
upper
corners
of
the
window
by
unit-
ing
the
two
curves.
Cyclopian
walls,walls
built
with
land
stones
heaped
on
each
other
without
mortar
and
irregular.
Dado,
the
flat
side
of
a
pedestal
between
the
plinth
and
the
cor-
nice
;
applied
also
to
thespace
between
the
skirting
and
the
chairs'
back
moulding
in
rooms.
Dormar
windows,
windows
in
a
roof.
Dressings
to
windo^vs,
mould-
ings,
or
rather
architectural
lines
and
forms
surrounding
windows,
so
as
to
prevent
them
from
being
 mere
holes
in
a
wall.
.us,
a
species
of
moulding.
'ngagedcolumns,
columns
at-
tached
to
a
wall,
and
projecting
from
it
half
or
three-quarters
of
their
diameters.
Entablature,
a
horizontal
mass
placed
on
Grecian
columns
:
it
consists
of
three
parts
the
architrave,
frieze,
and
cornice.
JVpistyliuHi,
or
architrave.
Facade,
the
principal
face,
front,
or
elevation
of
any
building.

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