In this plate, we see diagrams for the diminishing of columns from base to capital and the intricacy added by fluting. Doric columns traditionally have 20 flutes, while Ionic and Corinthian have 24 each.
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Title: Method of diminishing and fluting Columns
Creator: John Wilkes, of Milland House
Location: London, England
Publisher: Licensed under Creative Commons by Library of Virginia (CCBY)