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Image from page 150 of “American homes and gardens” (1905)

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Identifier: americanhomesga101913newy
Title: American homes and gardens
Year: 1905 (1900s)
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Subjects: Architecture, Domestic Landscape gardening
Publisher: New York : Munn and Co
Contributing Library: Smithsonian Libraries
Digitizing Sponsor: Biodiversity Heritage Library

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The hall its importance from an architectural as well as a prac-tical standpoint. With its graceful newel and balusters itextends through three stories andplaced within its well hangs abeautifully designed lantern. Fromthe entrance or stair hall a fewlow steps lead to the main hallwhich, as in an English countryhouse, possesses an importancewhich is a survival of the dayswhen the great hall was the chiefroom of a house, and when otherapartments, where they existed atall, were of minor importance. Inthis Montclair home, a very spa-cious hall occupies the greater part

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Second floor plan of one front. The walls are paneled with oak to the ceil- late Autumn evening ing; upon their brown surfaces are hung family portraits the placing of glass panels in the openings converts the The dining-room and upon one side the windows of little alcoves look out over the brick paved terrace. The hall connects the more im-portant rooms, and at the far endas one enters the house, it opensinto a spacious living-room where adeep fireplace occupies one end andwhere, at one side, a wide bay win-dow with leaded glass in casementsopens upon broad stretches of lawnand many trees. Opening from oneend of the living-room is a porchwhich differs from most porches inthat it possesses a fireplace, andwhere beside the crackling logs onemay enjoy the bracing air on aLater, during the Winter months,

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Tagged: , bookid:americanhomesga101913newy , bookyear:1905 , bookdecade:1900 , bookcentury:1900 , booksubject:Architecture__Domestic , booksubject:Landscape_gardening , bookpublisher:New_York___Munn_and_Co , bookcontributor:Smithsonian_Libraries , booksponsor:Biodiversity_Heritage_Library , bookleafnumber:150 , bookcollection:biodiversity , BHL Collection , BHL Consortium

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