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Wrought-iron railing, Linden Place, Bristol, Rhode Island  

Wrought Iron


  1. Iron, Wikipedia
  2. Wrought iron (Wikipedia)
  3. 'Charcoal iron'
  4. Cast iron (Wikipedia)
  5. Metallurgy, the Industrial Revolution (Wikipedia)
  6. Abraham Darby, 1678 – 1717 (Wikipedia)

History of Architectural Uses

  1. Geerlings, Gerald K. Wrought Iron in Architecture : An Illustrated Survey. New York: Dover Publications, 1984. View on Amazon.
  2. Andrews, Jack. Samuel Yellin, Metalworker. Skipjack Press, 2000. View on Amazon.
  3. Magaziner, Henry. The Golden Age of Ironwork. Skipjack Press, 2000. View on Amazon. (Philadelphia-area examples.)


Topp, Chris. Wrought Iron and Conservation, Building Conservation Directory, 1994


  1. Artist-Blacksmith's Association of North America Inc. (ABANA)
  2. New England Blacksmiths
  3. Martell's Metal Works Corp. (For upcoming site visit to George Martel)