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Identifier: architecturalmag01lond
Title: The Architectural magazine
Year: 1834 (1830s)
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Subjects: Architecture
Publisher: London : Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown, Green, and Longman
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esof furniture in the Norman style.In the British Museum are pre-served some ancient chessmen ofNorman character: the kings,queens, and bishops are repre-sented as seated in chairs, thebacks and sides of some of whichare carved with very beautifulscroll ornaments. Some have amore simple kind of decoration,and some have their backs orna-mented with interlacing arches,with columns and a kind of mo-saic work ; the whole serving toshow something of the style offurniture used in those days. Ineed scarcely say, that there aremany specimens of diaper andmosaic work that would formgood subjects for carpets andpapering for walls; or, whatwould look better for walls,moulds might be formed to im-press the plaster, so that it would have the appearance of richornamental sculpture. In the nave of Bayeux Cathedral, Nor-mandy, there are some very excellent examples of this kindof decoration. In internal decoration we need not scruple, forwant of precedent, to use composition ornaments, when the chief

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