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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The Wing Chair of the XVIII and XIX Centuries, and the Rush-bottom Chairof 1 700-1 750 Are Still Prized in Modern Rooms 384 AMERICAN HOMES AND GARDENS October, 1907 contained a carpet, window curtains and open fire, a high-post bedstead and curtains, dressing-table, large looking-glass, wash-basin and jug, six mahogany chairs and pictureson the wall. Mrs. Washingtons room had a bedstead withcurtains, a dressing-table and glass, a writing-table and awriting-chair, an easy chair, two mahogany chairs, a chest ofdrawers, clock and pictures; and, of course, an open fire, with
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5—A Late XIX Century Bedroom; Window Rocker, Sheraton Chairs, Heppelwhite Bed with Modern Drapery lowing advertisement from a New York paper, in 1803,will suffice to show that beautiful articles in the Empire stylecould be produced in this country. We read: HonoreLannuier, cabinetmaker, just arrived from Erance, and whohas worked at his trade with the most celebrated cabinet-makers of Europe, takes the liberty of informing the publicthat he makes all sorts of furniture—beds, chairs, etc.—inthe newest and latest French fashion; andthat he has brought for that purpose giltand brass frames, borders of ornamentsand handsome safe locks, as well as newpatterns. Cabinetmakers and upholsterers flockedhere in great numbers from England also,and we know from the advertisements thatthe native workmen industriously keptabreast of the latest fashions. The de-signs of the famous Mr. Stafford, of Bath,and Mr. Bullock, of Tenterden Street,were as well known in New York as theywere in London. Ta
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