In “Commonly Used Metal," close-up views depict various metals and alloys. Other sections show a variety of architectural applications, and are identified, when appropriate, as to the type, manufacturing process, finish, and patina. Pictures give a variety of periods, styles and weathered conditions. Terms and finishing techniques used in the captions are explained in the glossary. To view all the pictures in this chapter visit
  • Commonly Used Metal
  • Finishes and Textures
  • Architectural Metalwork
  • Ornamental Metalwork
  • Grates, Plates, Fences
  • Roofs • Lettering
  • Sculpture
  • Painted & Patinated Material
  • Hardware and Other Objects
  • Worn & Weathered Metal