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|Discussion||Second Bank of the U.S. Commentary
Cast iron window sills incorporate individual wood stoves for localized heating.
Sources on Second Bank of the U.S.
Roger H. Clark and Michael Pause. Precedents in Architecture. New York: Van Nostrand Reinhold, 1985. place-at-center diagram, p198. Updated edition available at Amazon.com
Donald Corner and Jenny Young, University of Oregon. Slide from photographers' collection. DIL PCD.2350.1012.1143.86. interior photo of building in thick wall. The black windowsill is the top of a cast-iron coal or wood-burning stove, intergrated into the structure of each opening.
Agnes Addison Gilchrist. William Strickland, Architect and Engineer: 1788-1854. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1950. interior photo of banking room, plate8A.
Nikolaus Pevsner. An Outline of European History. Baltimore: Penguin Books, 1960. exterior photo of facade, plate 525, p625.
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