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" A capdtam (12) is a section of moulding made in the form of a pigeon's head, from which it takes its name. It is a crowning member of cornices, pedestals, and entablatures. When employed in the latter, it often connects utility with beauty, in as much... "
Essay on the Architecture of the Hindús - Page 24
1834 - 64 pages
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Publications, Issue 35

Oriental Translation Fund - 1834
...cornices, pedestals, and entablatures. When employed in the latter, it often connects utility \vith beauty, in as much as the beak of the bird is so placed...and projection. Of all the rectangular mouldings, a campa (2) has the least height, audits projection, though generally equal to its altitude, frequently...
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Loudon's Architectural Magazine, Volume 1

John Claudius Loudon - 1834
...name. It is a crowning member of cornices, pedestals, and entablatures ; the beak of the bird serving the purpose of a spout to throw off the water falling on the cornice, and in this respect performing the office of the Grecian corona. For the composition of pedestals,...
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The Architectural Magazine, Volume 1

1834
...name. It is a crowning member of cornices, pedestals, and entablatures; the beak of the bird serving the purpose of a spout to throw off the water falling on the cornice, and in this respect performing the office of the Grecian corona. For the composition of pedestals,...
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Ancient and Mediaeval India, Volume 1

Mrs. Manning (Charlotte Speir) - 1869
...pedestals, and entablatures. When employed in the latter, it often connects utility with beauty, inasmuch as the beak of the bird is so placed as to serve the...spout to throw off the water falling on the cornice." 3 Many varieties of pillars are described, the proportions of height to diameter, and of each portion...
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Journal of the Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain and Ireland, Volume 6

Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain and Ireland - 1873
...pedestals, and entablatures. When employed in the latter, it often connects utility with beauty, inasmuch as the beak of the bird is so placed as to serve the purpose of a spout." 31. Herewith are the characteristics of temples described in compendious form; it contains (in the...
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Hellenism in Ancient India

Gauranga Nath Banerjee - 1920 - 344 pages
...capota is a section of the moulding made in the form of a pigeon's head from which it takes its name. The beak of the bird is so placed as to serve the purpose of a spout to throw off the water (vide Manasara, Chapters xiii and xiv). In this respect it resembles in some measure, the Corona of...
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