Orthographic projection drawing of stairs. An orthographic projection is the method of representing the exact form of an object in two or more views on planes generally at right angles to each other, by dropping perpendiculars fro the object to the planes.

Orthographic Projection of Stairs

Orthographic projection drawing of stairs. An orthographic projection is the method of representing…

An illustration of a tall cliff with a stair case sprawling up the side.

Cliff

An illustration of a tall cliff with a stair case sprawling up the side.

"In India, a path of descent, landing-place, or stairway to a river, generally having at the summit a temple, pagoda, or place of rest and recreation. Ghats about especially along the Ganges, the most important being at Benares." -Whitney, 1911

Ghoosla Ghat in Benares

"In India, a path of descent, landing-place, or stairway to a river, generally having at the summit…

The character, Heidi carrying kittens in her apron from Johanna Spyri's novel, Heidi.

Heidi

The character, Heidi carrying kittens in her apron from Johanna Spyri's novel, Heidi.

Steps consisting of two parallel members connected by rungs; for climbing up or down

Expanding Ladder

Steps consisting of two parallel members connected by rungs; for climbing up or down

A portable framework of wood, metal, rope, etc., in the form of two long parallel members connected by several parallel rungs or steps fixed to them at right angles, for climbing up or down

Tall Ladder

A portable framework of wood, metal, rope, etc., in the form of two long parallel members connected…

An illustration of a man walking down a set of stairs to the street.

Man Walking Down Stairs

An illustration of a man walking down a set of stairs to the street.

In Norse mythology, Nornagesta was fated by the three Norns: Urd, Verdandi, and Skuld. Urd and Verdandi gave him a rich, heroic life. Skuld said he would live no longer than a burning candle. Nornagesta kept the candle safe and hidden and lived to be 300 years old. King Olaf found the candle, burned it, and Nornagesta died.

Olaf and Nornagesta

In Norse mythology, Nornagesta was fated by the three Norns: Urd, Verdandi, and Skuld. Urd and Verdandi…

"Michel-Angelo assumed such considerable and prominent position by his genius and authority, that his example necessarily entailed imitation and produced effects on subsequent times. When his deviations were moderate, they were considered by his imitators merely as marks of the originality of his wonderful talent, and by this means proved stepping-stones to the degeneration which marked the ensuing period of the Roccoco style. Amongst his architectural works, the design of the Capitol at Rome, with its wings, may be considered as the most pleasing, whilst as a testimony to his lofty genius the mighty and glorious dome of St. Peter's at Rome, which has no rival in the world, must be adducted as a striking instance."

Modern Capital at Rome

"Michel-Angelo assumed such considerable and prominent position by his genius and authority, that his…

An illustration if a large staircase.

Large Staircase

An illustration if a large staircase.

A set of stairs used for walking up to a higher level.

Stairs

A set of stairs used for walking up to a higher level.

An illustration of stairs outside of a home with a door below.

Stairs

An illustration of stairs outside of a home with a door below.

A young girl in a fancy dress at the bottom of a set of stairs.

Girl at the Bottom of the Stairs

A young girl in a fancy dress at the bottom of a set of stairs.

Illustration of stairs; 3-dimensional view of 4 steps. The staircase can be created by combining/stacking various sizes of rectangular solids.

Isometric of Stairs

Illustration of stairs; 3-dimensional view of 4 steps. The staircase can be created by combining/stacking…

An example of a set of concrete steps.

Concrete Steps

An example of a set of concrete steps.

This image depicts a stone staircase in Segovia, Spain.

Stone Stairs

This image depicts a stone staircase in Segovia, Spain.