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Lester Bridaham photographs and papers relating to gargoyles, 1895-1987

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Finding aid for the Lester Bridaham photographs and papers relating to gargoyles, 1895-1987

Title: Lester Bridaham photographs and papers relating to gargoyles
Dates: 1895-1987
Number: 87.P.4
Creator/Collector: Bridaham, Lester Burbank
Extent: 21.2 linear feet (37 boxes)
Abstract: The Lester Bridaham photographs and papers relating to gargoyles document the scholar's ongoing fascination with this distinctive form of architectural decoration. Collected over the course of six decades, Bridaham's extensive compilation of photographs and research materials forms a comprehensive overview of the gargoyle and other related grotesques used as ornament in medieval architecture throughout western Europe.
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Language: Collection material is in English.
Repository: The Getty Research Institute
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