POSTCARD ROW
ARCHITECTURAL SCULPTURE

A PLASTER MODEL OF THIS AMAZING VICTORIANA BUILDING. MEASURING 10.5IN HIGH, 5IN WIDE, 2IN DEEP & 4.5LB APPROXIMATELY.


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"Postcard Row" or Steiner Street was developed by Matthew Kavanaugh in the 1890's. The buildings have become San Francisco's most distinctive houses. The name 'Postcard Row' is a reference to how often these buildings adorn tourist postcards!

Another name given to the buildings is 'The Painted Ladies of San Francisco'. The name derives from the colour used by the residents to accentuate their buildings architectural features. Each house has its own unique personality and colour scheme - the result is a fantastic array of colourful homes.

The houses started as single coloured 'dull' Victorian buildings. But with the help of artists such as Kardum, Cataletich, Buckner and Wonders from the 60's to today the houses have been transformed into national treasures.

Each of our architectural sculptures is handmade in our studio in Sussex, England. They are made of strong plaster that has a reassuring weight and smooth, cool feel. The window frames and door are made of etched brass. Stylish ornaments, gifts or presents that are handmade in Britain and look fabulous on a desk, shelf or wall.

Postcard Row, 710 - 720 Steiner Street, San Francisco, USA.

DETAILS

ARCHITECTMatthew Kavanaugh
YEAR1890's
STYLEVictoriana
MATERIALPlaster, metal etching
LOCATION710 - 720 Steiner Street, San Francisco, CA 94117, USA.
DIMENSIONS10.5in high, 5in wide, 2in deep & 4.5lb approximately.
TAGSPostcard Row model. Architectural sculpture. Miniature building. ArchiModel, Cool, stylish modern bookends. Wall art inspired by architecture. gift for an architect, present for an architect, architect gift, architect present, architectural gift, architectural present,. Matthew Kavanaugh model, Victoriana architectural sculpture, Plaster, metal etching model building. Buy direct from the maker. Handmade in Britain.

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Ian from UK
August 05 2020

Just to let you know 'Shankly Gates' arrived safely this morning. Beautifully crafted, looks superb...

Donna Carpenter LeBaron from Boston
July 16 2020

Absolutely stunning. The attention to detail is extraordinary, and the craftsmanship is superb.

Ze from Jersey City
July 06 2020

Love the models. Also Gavin has been really patient and helpful with all my questions.

Candice from West Coast, USA
June 15 2020

The piece looks amazing and I am looking forward to ordering more to start a collection.

Dan from South West England
June 14 2020

All received thanks - v pleased with it

Marie from London
June 03 2020

I'm delighted with my model; it's more substantial than I expected & I love the white-ness & the green contrast of the window bars...Many thanks, I am well pleased with my model. (Also the packing, recyclable, thanks)

Bob Mills from London
February 01 2020

Battersea Power Station was a gift from my wife, I grew up in the shadow of this building, this piece means so much to me and my family and is an instant heirloom to be passed on.

Simon from Lewes
January 29 2020

The Temple is really stunning and beautifully made.

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