THE BROOKING NATIONAL ARCHITECTURAL MUSEUM
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Devising the dado three examples of 18th century dado profiles (below) show: (top)
Profiles through history
The complex evolution of architraves, skirting, dado rails and picture rails up to the 1960’s is covered by thousands of profile sections taken from the original mouldings.
There is considerable demand for exact information relating to period mouldings from architects, historians, students and builders. This unique library of sections contains several thousand examples, and is constantly consulted.
Detail of hand-
Section of classically-
Bow belle window architrave (above) with hand-
Architrave architecture (near right) Classical example from a high-
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