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Moorish revival (Architecture)


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    • Indo-Saracenic (Architecture)
    • Neo-Moorish (Architecture)
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    • found: Work cat.: 2017304499: Fashionable style, 2017:t.p. (maurische Revival [Moorish revival]) p. 4 of cover (As a global phenomenon of the 19th century, the Moorish revival proves the fascination of Western architects for the Islamic heritage of al-Andalus)
    • found: A&AT, June 5, 2018(Moorish revival; refers to the style in 19th-century European architecture and decorative arts characterized by Hispano-Moresque forms and motifs such as honey comb vaulting, arabesques, and horseshoe arches)
    • found: Avery index online, June 5, 2018(subjects: Villas--Moorish revival; Facades--Moorish revival; Clock towers--Moorish revival [63 others])
    • found: LC Prints & Photographs Online Catalog, June 5, 2018(subjects: Moorish revival architecture)
    • found: Oxford art online, June 5, 2018(Moorish style (Hindoo, Indo-Saracenic); term used specifically in the 19th century to describe a Western style based on the architecture and decorative arts of the Muslim inhabitants (the Moors) of northwest Africa and (between the 8th and 15th centuries) of southern Spain; it is often used imprecisely to include Arab and Indian influence. A similar revivalist style prevalent specifically in Spain around the same time is known as the Mudéjar revival)
    • found: Wikipedia, June 5, 2018under Moorish revival architecture (Moorish revival or Neo-Moorish is one of the exotic revival architectural styles that were adopted by architects of Europe and the Americas; reached the height of its popularity after the mid-19th century) under Indo-Saracenic revival architecture (Indo-Saracenic revival (also known as Indo-Gothic, Mughal-Gothic, Neo-Mughal, Hindoo style) was an architectural style mostly used by British architects in India in the later 19th century; the wider European version, also popular in the Americas, is Moorish revival architecture; Neo-Mudéjar is the equivalent style in Spain)
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    • 2018-06-05: new
    • 2018-08-03: revised
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