Illustrated Architecture Dictionary

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A projection from a vertical surface providng structural or visual support under corncies, balconies, or any other overhanging member

Examples:

Corbel

Illustration:
Hotel Touraine
Classical scroll modillion (usually with acanthus leaf carving)

Illustration:
Otto Building

Classical block modillion

Illustration:
Williams-Butler house

Classical console (ancone)

Spaulding Building

Italianate style

Illustration: 63 Mariner St.

Queen Anne style

Illustration:
406 Linwood Avenue

Arts & Crafts: rafter tails

Illustration:
Automobile Club of Buffalo

Bungalow: knee brace

Illustration:
416 Parkside Avenue

Scroll-sawn

Illustration:
406 Linwood Avenue

Splayed

Illustration:
Automobile Club of Buffalo


Photos and their arrangement 2002 Chuck LaChiusa
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