Richardsonian


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Rich·ard·so·ni·an

 (rĭch′ərd-sō′nē-ən)
adj.
Of or relating to the style of architecture popularized by Henry Hobson Richardson in the late 1800s, characterized by rusticated masonry walls and low-centered Romanesque arches.
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It recounts, in the Richardsonian letter form, the experiences of a country girl of good breeding and ideally fine character who is introduced into the life of London high society, is incidentally brought into contact with disagreeable people of various types, and soon achieves a great triumph by being acknowledged as the daughter of a repentant and wealthy man of fashion and by marrying an impossibly perfect young gentleman, also of great wealth.
Becky Simon, president of Save Old Nichols, said four potential buyers have approached the group, three of them wanting to put restaurants in the yellow-brick, Richardsonian Romanesque building at 110 S.
26) Richardsonian community, like the Richardsonian self, is not an accidental phenomenon but is carefully constructed and moderated.
Richardson, eponym of the Richardsonian Romanesque architectural style.
What are these Richardsonian moments doing in Godwin's novel?
Henry Hobson Richardson, who created that style--we actually call Richardsonian Romanesque--was based in Boston and did some amazing work all over.
Victorian Houses" (1860-1900)--Second Empire, Stick, Queen Anne, Shingle, Richardsonian Romanesque, Folk Victorian
The original eclectic exterior of the building, described as the Queen Anne style with Richardsonian Romanesque and Sullivanesque relief ornamentation, had round turrets on three of the building s corners.
6) The conservative Richardsonian type of sentimental novel can be recognized therefore for this didacticism, which offers a model of perfect or almost perfect young heroines, and for the presence of the seduction plot.
Built in 1896 in the Richardsonian Romanesque style, it is now on the National Register of Historic Places, and is now condos.
Most of the structures have been torn down, leaving only the five sandstone buildings Francis Clergue built as part of the original mill development in the early 1900s, which are noteworthy fOr their Richardsonian Romanesque style, characterized by round arches, semi-circular arches on windows and belt courses.
That is to say, Belinda follows a Richardsonian standard of conduct that is coded as masculine (64-65) and illustrated by his major heroines, Pamela, Clarissa, and Harriet.