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Method of setting off the Tuscan Order

John Wilkes, of Milland House1810/1829

Library of Virginia

Library of Virginia
Richmond, VA, United States

The Tuscan Order, seen in this plate, is the simplest of all five classical orders. Its lack of fluting, volutes and acanthus leaves separate it from the more ornate orders, but T. Sheraton and J. Pass capture the beauty of simplicity.

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