Cutters of Stone

Cutters of Stone


Multimedia(DVD - NTSC)

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This program documents five generations of Indiana stone cutters and carvers who have helped create some of the most beautiful buildings in United States architectural history. With a mixture of interviews, historic photographs, archival film clips and period music, Cutters of Stone reveals a unique culture that values artistry and skill in stone work, yet is humble about its contributions to the building of America. Shot on location in Indiana, North Carolina, Chicago, New York, Washington, and the Florida Keys, the documentary transports the viewer from warm tropical seas of 300 million years ago to enormous underground quarries being worked by stone cutters today. This program is for anyone with an interest in US architectural history, geology, art, and unique artisan cultures.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780253031044
Publisher: Indiana University Press
Publication date: 01/01/1997
Product dimensions: 5.30(w) x 7.50(h) x 0.50(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

WTIU Public Television is licensed through Indiana University and is a member station of PBS.

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