"A projecting gallery in front of a window or of several windows, with a balustrade or parapet before it, and supported by consoles, or brackets fixed in the wall, or by pillars resting on the ground below." — Chambers' Encyclopedia, 1875

Balcony

"A projecting gallery in front of a window or of several windows, with a balustrade or parapet before…

Two American girls on a balcony in Paris dropping popcorn to local boys who, at the time, had never seen popcorn before. The caption reads, "above, on the iron balcony ,two American girls were laughing merrily over the joke."

Two Girls on a Balcony

Two American girls on a balcony in Paris dropping popcorn to local boys who, at the time, had never…

This balcony is made out of wrought iron.

Balcony

This balcony is made out of wrought iron.

The circular baluster is a modern Italian design. Arranged side by side they are typically used on balconies, Attics and staircases.

Circular Baluster

The circular baluster is a modern Italian design. Arranged side by side they are typically used on balconies,…

The square plan baluster is an Italian Renaissance design that is found in Venice, Italy. Arranged side by side they are typically used on balconies, Attics and staircases.

Square Plan Baluster

The square plan baluster is an Italian Renaissance design that is found in Venice, Italy. Arranged side…

The square plan baluster is an Italian Renaissance design that is found in Venice, Italy. Arranged side by side they are typically used on balconies, Attics and staircases.

Square Plan Baluster

The square plan baluster is an Italian Renaissance design that is found in Venice, Italy. Arranged side…

The wrought-iron undulate band is a design on a trellis of a balcony in Milan, Italy.

Wrought-Iron Undulate Band

The wrought-iron undulate band is a design on a trellis of a balcony in Milan, Italy.

An illustration of a woman looking over the railing of a balcony.

Woman Looking Over Balcony

An illustration of a woman looking over the railing of a balcony.