Title: American homes and gardens
Year: 1905 (1900s)
Subjects: Architecture, Domestic Landscape gardening
Publisher: New York, Munn and Co
Contributing Library: The LuEsther T Mertz Library, the New York Botanical Garden
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8—Faulty in Several Respects 9—A Good Dining-room November, 1906 AMERICAN HOMES AND GARDENS 303
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10—A Well-furnished Apartment chairs have no unalterable headquarters in a scheme of fur-nishing. See the rocking-chair well placed in Fig 10. If the legacy of a square piano remains with the family, itshould be set out in the room rather than against the wall,as was the invariable custom during the Dark Ages, other-wise the sixties and seventies of the last century. See againobservation concerning the piano in Fig. 8. Many pieces of furniture people have inherited, and, Iregret to say, occasionally purchased themselves, are entirelytoo large and cumbersome for the cottages they occupy—huge davenports and bookcases, ponderous tables and drop-sical-looking sideboards with meaningless mirrors, after thefittings of a Tenderloin bar-room. All this kind of fur-niture can not be placed successfully anywhere, neither it norits characteristic accessories I have had occasion to mentionseveral times already, such as piano-lamps, gas-logs, grillesover doorways, mantel-scarfs and bric-a-brac
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