London Doorways: A Study Of Triple Arched Doorways (2014)

London Doorways: A Study of Triple Arched Doorways (2014)

Published following her passing, this posthumous work documents Julia Beck’s passion for London Doorways.

Julia defined a London Doorway as, “having an arch, touching the frame of the doorway over the door and smaller, matching arches over the sidelights which extend above the height of the door.”

Julia suspected that the London Doorways may be the work of one artisan or tradesperson, with a potential connection to Ireland. While she wasn’t able to complete this research, we are exploring these areas.

London Doorways: A Study of Triple Arched Doorways (2014) by Julia Beck, edited by Genet Hodder, Maggie Whalley, and Nancy Tausky, is available at Attic Books (252 Dundas Street, London, Ontario) or at https://atticbooks.ca/products/122672.

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