These Custom forged door hinges were one of four different sets of hinges made for a Romanesque Church in Tennessee.
The hinges were designed by Hammersmith Studios for the firm of Cram and Ferguson architects . the founder of the firm Was Ralph Adams Cram . Mr Cram was A leading Gothic Architect who Believed that the employing and collaborating with Arts and Crafts Artisans and Craftsmen like Samuel Yellin and Frank Koralewsky was of a utmost importance .
Mr Cram believed in the teachings of Social Reformers such as Augustus Welby Pugin , John Ruskin and William Morris.
The Cram firm Created many wonderful churches . One of the greatest is the Cathedral Church of Saint John the Divine in New York City. http://www.hammersmithstudio.com