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Field Name Field value
ID 385
Title Water-Tight Terra Cotta Construction
File Terra Cotta - 1931-1960
Vance Bibliography VB
Author Eskesen, Eckardt V.
Source American Ceramic Society Bulletin
Vol 13
No 6
Date June 1934
Year 1934
Pages 154-162
Subject

Terra Cotta - Construction
Mortar
New York City Buildings
Deterioration
Illustration

Photographs of water damaged buildings: American Radiator Building, New York, Bryant Statue, Bryant Park, New York, Macmillan Hall, Columbia College, New York.
Drawings of poor mortar joints and corrective devices: Weep holes and metal seepage bars.
Notes
Article focuses on the role of faulty or insufficient mortar joints in water damage to all types of masonry walls.