Title: American homes and gardens
Year: 1905 (1900s)
Subjects: Architecture, Domestic Landscape gardening
Publisher: New York : Munn and Co
Contributing Library: Smithsonian Libraries
Digitizing Sponsor: Biodiversity Heritage Library
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ed at the edges, probably brought from England as directly on the stone. Like the old parlor, the ceiling here they are wholly unlike those made in the colonies. is crossed with heavy beams, and the windows are shuttered The outer porch door shows novelty in its arrangement, with the same quaint blinds and equipped with the same deep inasmuch as it is divided in the center horizontally, each seats. The furnishings here are wholly antique, as are the section opening independently of the other. At one time furnishings throughout the house, and include some espe- the upper section was undoubtedly protected by an inner cially rare pieces. shutter, suspended from the ceiling, for the old hinges are The present parlor, like the other main rooms, is typically still to be seen, and the marks of the pulley through which old-fashioned, and the fine features with which it is pro- the cord used to raise and lower the shutter run, are like- vided afford a suitable background for the old equipment.
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Lawn-front entrance The living-room 126 AMERICAN HOM
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