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Plinth of the Sign of the Kiwi, Dyers Pass, Port Hills, Christchurch (NZ) c 1917 - Collection: Christchurch City Libraries
Plinth of the Sign of the Kiwi, Dyers Pass, Port Hills, Christchurch (NZ) c 1917 - Collection: Christchurch City Libraries
Hoysala temple on plinth
Hoysala temple on plinth
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A plinth in architecture is the lower mouldings of a turk, called ceylan or skirting, or a block or slab upon which a column, pedestal, statue, monument, structure or vase is based. In the classical orders it is the square block of moderate height under the base mouldings of a column, pedestal or monument. Image File history File links Download high-resolution version (512x681, 230 KB)Author: Harry Ell (?24 September 1862 - 27 June 1934) Title: Plinth of the Sign of the Kiwi, Dyers Pass, Port Hills, Christchurch [picture] Date of publication: circa 1917 URL: http://library. ... Image File history File links Download high-resolution version (512x681, 230 KB)Author: Harry Ell (?24 September 1862 - 27 June 1934) Title: Plinth of the Sign of the Kiwi, Dyers Pass, Port Hills, Christchurch [picture] Date of publication: circa 1917 URL: http://library. ... The Port Hills are a range of hills running approximately east-west, between the port of Lyttelton and the city of Christchurch in Canterbury, New Zealand. ... Christchurch is the regional capital of Canterbury, New Zealand. ... Image File history File linksMetadata Download high-resolution version (2592x1944, 1993 KB) Summary Photograph taken by me (Dineshkannambadi) in June, 2006 Licensing I, the creator of this work, hereby grant the permission to copy, distribute and/or modify this document under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation License, Version... Image File history File linksMetadata Download high-resolution version (2592x1944, 1993 KB) Summary Photograph taken by me (Dineshkannambadi) in June, 2006 Licensing I, the creator of this work, hereby grant the permission to copy, distribute and/or modify this document under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation License, Version... Wikipedia does not have an article with this exact name. ... It has been suggested that French Wiktionary be merged into this article or section. ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... Also see hydronics for baseboard heating, as opposed to forced-air. ... Deconstructing a Roman pillar. ... A statue of Henry IV of France on a pedestal Pedestal (from French piedestal, Italian piedestallo, foot of a stall) is a term generally applied to the support of a statue or a vase. ... The Taj Mahal, commissioned by the Muslim Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan, as a mausoleum for his wife, Arjumand Banu Begum. ... Look up Structure in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... Chinese vase A vase with a sunflower pattern A modern designed vase The vase is an open container, often used to hold cut flowers. ... A refined canonic version of the Orders engraved for the Encyclopédie, vol. ...


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Brick Plinth Detailing (594 words)
Plinths may be constructed in a variety of ways, based on using either standard bricks laid at an angle to produce a slope
Although concrete plinths have been clad using slip bricks, it is preferable to use full bricks as these are less vulnerable to differential movement and dislodgement and the integrity of the finished detail is less sensitive to standards of workmanship.
The traditional usage for plinth special bricks was to achieve a reduction in the thickness of walling typically where a wall was one-brick thick at low levels and a half-brick thick structure was sufficient to accommodate the less onerous imposed loads at higher levels.
Plinth Block, Wood Column, Tuscan Column, Carved Capital, and more. (497 words)
Wooden plinth blocks, which are most often used to trim a door, window, fireplace, or cabinet, are manufactured from many woods, commonly white pine, poplar, oak, mahogany, maple, and cherry.
The use of the plinth block is not limited to the column or pilaster.
Simple and functional plinth blocks are often used at the base of fireplaces and doors to bring the eye upward to the mantel or carved rosettes.
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