Historian Pamela Simpson Will Lecture On "Cheap, Quick, And
Easy: Imitative Architectural Materials"
28, 2000 -- New technologies have changed the production
of ornamental architectural materials. Pamela Simpson, author of
"Cheap, Quick, and Easy: Imitative Architectural Materials,
1870-1930," will talk about the cultural and historical implications
of such materials as concrete block with rock-like facing, parquet-patterned
linoleum, and imitation leathers on Thursday, April 6, at 7 p.m.
in Campbell Hall, Room 153 at the University of Virginia. Simpson
is professor of art history at Washington and Lee University.
more information contact Betty Leake at (804) 924-1428 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Jane Ford, (804) 924-4298