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Renaissance Style from a Renaissance Man: An architectural staircase model

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Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum  Search this
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Published Date:
Wed, 17 Jan 2018 15:00:12 +0000
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Object of the Day
Architecture
building
compagnonnage
curves
model
staircase models
stairs
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