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The Engineering Drawings of Benjamin Henry Latrobe (Series 2)

Volume 1 2-1, The Papers of Benjamin Henry Latrobe (The Papers of Benjamin Henry Latrobe Series)

Benjamin Henry Latrobe, Darwin H. Stapleton (Editor)


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Benjamin Henry Latrobe (1764-1820) was one of the founders of the engineering profession in America. This book is the first detailed treatment of his engineering projects as well as a pioneering attempt to make available a collection of early American technical drawings. The excellence of Latrobe's draftsmanship and the rarity of comprehensive graphic records for early American engineering make this collection a particularly valuable addition to the history of technology.

Yale University Press, 9780300022278, 264pp.

Publication Date: September 10, 1980