noun Date: 1641 articles made of or work done in lead

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  • leadwork — ▪ metalwork       sculpture, ornamental objects, and architectural coverings and fittings made of lead. Although the ease with which lead is smelted from lead ores ensured its early discovery, the softness of the metal restricted its use until… …   Universalium

  • leadwork — ˈledˌ ̷ ̷ noun 1. : something made of lead 2. : work that is done with lead …   Useful english dictionary

  • metalwork — metalworker, n. /met l werrk /, n. objects made of metal. [1840 50; METAL + WORK] * * * Useful and decorative objects fashioned of various metals. The oldest technique is hammering. After с 2500 BC, casting was also used, molten metal being… …   Universalium

  • Norman Jewson — Norman Jewson, pencil drawing by Sir William Rothenstein, 1911 Born 12 February 1884 Norwich, Norfolk, England Died 28 August 1975 …   Wikipedia

  • art conservation and restoration — Maintenance and preservation of works of art, their protection from future damage, deterioration, or neglect, and the repair or renovation of works that have deteriorated or been damaged. Research in art history has relied heavily on 20th and… …   Universalium

  • Plumbage — Plumb age (pl[u^]m [asl]j; 48), n. Leadwork [R.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • LCA — is a three letter abbreviation which may represent any of the following:Technology* Landing Craft Assault, a British landing craft of the Second World War. * Light Combat Aircraft program, pursued by India for the development of the HAL Tejas… …   Wikipedia

  • Stonnington City Centre — (Malvern Town Hall), now offices of the City of Stonnington. Stonnington City Centre (Malvern Town Hall) is the former town hall of the municipality of Malvern in the state of Victoria, Australia. It is the seat of the Local Government Area of… …   Wikipedia

  • Penmon, Anglesey — infobox UK place latitude = 53.305833 longitude = 4.056667 country = Wales welsh name= constituency welsh assembly= Ynys Môn population= < 1,275 official name= Penmon unitary wales= Anglesey lieutenancy wales= Gwynedd constituency westminster =… …   Wikipedia

  • Highland Historic District (Middletown, Connecticut) — Infobox nrhp name = Highland Historic District nrhp type = hd caption = locator x = 250 locator y = 65 location = Atkins St. and Country Club Rd. Middletown, Connecticut lat degrees = lat minutes = lat seconds = lat direction = long degrees =… …   Wikipedia

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