Chimney Pieces in artificial stone, manufactured by W. B. Wilkinson & Co. Prudhoe Street, Newcastle upon Tyne.

Newcastle, Lambert, 1866

Broadside (445 x 270 mm) trade catalogue, with 17 tinted litho fireplaces, with prices; folding creases, one crease a little dust-soiled, but generally in very good condition; mounted.

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An interesting broadside trade catalogue offering 17 different designs of fireplaces made of artificial stone. The building firm Wilkinson of Newcastle played an important part in the development of reinforced concrete. Wilkinson is credited with building the first house using reinforced concrete.

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