Irving J. Gill
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Irving J. Gill architect 1870 - 1936/ photographs by Marvin Rand.

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Published by Gibbs Smith, Hi Marketing [distributor] in Salt Lake City, Utah, Enfield .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Gill, Irving, -- 1870-1936. -- Criticism and interpretation,
  • Modern movement (Architecture) -- California

Book details:

Edition Notes

ContributionsRand, Marvin.
The Physical Object
Pagination239 p. :
Number of Pages239
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22485205M
ISBN 101586854461
OCLC/WorldCa61528810

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Born near Syracuse, New York, Irving Gill () was descended from Quakers and grew up in a family with ties to the building trades; his father was a carpenter and a farmer. Gill trained in architecture through an apprenticeship with architect Ellis K. Hall in Syracuse and, based on Hall’s recommendation, moved to Chicago in to work for architect Joseph L. Silsbee. View the profiles of people named Irving J Gill. Join Facebook to connect with Irving J Gill and others you may know. Facebook gives people the power to. Irving J. Gill Foundation. likes. Preserving the legacy of Irving J. Gill, Architect ().Followers: This book looks at the life and architectural achievements of Gill, with brilliant photography by Marvin Rand and McCoyˇs insightful text from Five California Architects. Additionally, Gill's .

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