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Image from page 107 of “American homes and gardens” (1905)

Identifier: americanhomesgar41907newy
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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Mantel and Doorway in the Hall The Main Hall of Monticello slaves. The ornamental material for the house was broughtfrom Philadelphia, and every nail used in the constructionwas forged in a nail-factory which Jefferson established onthe place. Probably the most impressive feature of the interior is the great hall, which is thirtyfeet square and extends tothe full height of the build-ing, with a music-galleryunder the ceiling. Thesalon where Jefferson waswont to entertain his friendshas a floor inlaid in satin-wood and rosewood, ashighly polished as a table,and cost originally morethan $2,000. Truly impos-ing is the library, whichsheltered the major portionof Jeffersons famous col-lection of thirteen thousandbooks, and near at hand onthe first floor is Jeffersonsbedroom where he died. Unique in many of itsattributes is the tea-room,with its exquisite, carvedwhite-marble manteL Ad-joining it is a little privatecouncil-chamber to whichJefferson was accustomed toinvite any of his numerous

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Tagged: , bookid:americanhomesgar41907newy , 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:107 , bookcollection:biodiversity , BHL Collection , BHL Consortium

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