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Creator:
Finlay, Ian Hamilton.
Title(s):

Proposal for a pair of gate piers and finials / Ian Hamilton Finlay ; Andrew Townsend.

Published/Created:
[Dunsyre] : Wild Hawthorn Press, Little Sparta, 1990.
Physical Description:
1 sheet : ill. ; 42 x 44 cm, folded to 42 x 14 cm.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Folio A 2009 89
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of Mrs. Susan Fuller
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Classification:
Books
Notes:
"The 'pineapple' finials have become fragmentation grenades, while the combination of brick and stone carries a suggestion of virtue and terror."
"An edition of 250 copies."
BAC: British Art Center copy cased with Finlay's Corinthian capital (1985) and an exhibition announcement for Finlay's 10 maquettes for neo-classical structures (1992).
Broadside, folded twice, with Finlay's lithographed pier designs on two interior panels, and the letterpress on an exterior panel.
Subject Terms:
Finials.
Gates.
Little Sparta (Dunsyre, Scotland)
Wild Hawthorn Press -- Publisher.
Form/Genre:
Broadsides -- 1990.
Contributors:
Townsend, Andrew.
Wild Hawthorn Press, publisher.
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