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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Sm Berkey & Gay Furniture Co. will send you on receipt of 15-2 cent stamps a copy of Character in Furniture a de luxe book of romance and history of period furniture. Illustrated by Rene Vincent. Their address is 178 Canal Street Grand Rapids, Mich. HESSiiiaOCKER The Only Modern, SanitarySTEEL Medicine Cabinet or locker finished in snow-white, bakedeverlasting enamel, inside and out.Beautiful beveled mirror door. Nickelplate brass trimmings. Steel or glassshelves. Costs Less Than Wood Never warps, shrinks, nor swells. Dustand vermin proof, easily cleaned. Should Be In Every Bathroom Four styles—four sizes. To recess inwall or to hang outside. Send for illus-trated circular. The Recessed Steel HESS, 926 Tacoma Building, ChicagoMedicine Cabinet Makers of Steel Furnaces.—Free Booklet
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that the few objects in the window had beenplaced with him for sale by some of hisneighbors. The one thing really worth hav-ing was an old candlestick unmistakablyFrench and when I found that it had beenbrought in by a negro woman lately fromone of the Louisiana parishes not far fromNew Orleans it was easy indeed to piecetogether the obvious history of the candle-stick. It has evidently been discarded froma plantation home, given to a servant andhad arrived finally in an obscure shop in anegro quarter of a northern city. But a vacation is more apt to lead oneinto the country and things rural possess atthis season of the year a charm which can-not be altogether resisted. The logicalthing, therefore, is to place vacation (andincidentally collecting) in some part of thecountry where the depletion of the pursemay contribute to the upbuilding of bodilystrength and to the enlarging of the collec-tion of furniture, old brass, samplers orwhatever be ones favorite objects. In many parts of the
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