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Field Name Field value
ID 142
Title The Advantages of Terra Cotta, No. II
File Terra Cotta - Pre-1905
Vance Bibliography VB
Author Croly, Herbert
Source Architectural Record
Vol 18
No  
Date October 1905
Year 1905
Pages 315-323
Subject

Terra Cotta - Construction
Fireproof Materials
Architectural Ornament
Illustration

Mutual Life Insurance Co. Building, Cape Town, South Africa
Central Saving Funds &; Trust Co., Philadelphia
Building at Fifth Avenue and 32nd Street, New York
Wetzel Building, New York
Produce Exchange Bank, New York
Entrance to Chickering Hall, Boston
Details from Carnegie Library, Lincoln, NE and German Bank, Baltimore
Notes
Terra Cotta companies mentioned: Perth Amboy Terra-Cotta Company, Excelsior Terra-Cotta Co., New York Architectural Terra Cotta Co., South Amboy Terra Cotta Co., Standard Terra Cotta Co., Atlantic Terra-Cotta Co., and New Jersey Terra-Cotta Co. Croly comments on the comparison of stone and terra cotta, terra cotta’s use in tall buildings and the introduction of color.