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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Fine Old Sheraton Furniture of Mahogany Has a Very Excellent Setting, with the Walls of the Dining-room Finished with Pilasters and Carved Capitals also of Mahogany 372 AMERICAN HOMES AND GARDENS December, 1906 D
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^^sfrsaa m urn m 1 iii imw. The Library is Trimmed with Mahogany, and the Ceiling of Jacobean Style Has Ornamental Plaster Ribs It is planned in the form of the elongated type with anentrance front which is divided into three parts, two of whichrise up into pediments while the central one contains theentrance porch. The wings on either side of this centralportion of the house are recessed from the lines of the frontwalls. The exterior is construct-ed of rock-faced gray stonewith trimmings of dressedIndiana limestone. Thesewalls are well pierced withmany windows which areglazed with leaded glass.The whole building iscrowned with a red slatedroof which adds a touch ofcolor to the house andblends well into the generalcolor scheme. Entering the hall, whichis a central one extendingthrough the entire depth ofthe house, one does not seethe staircase as is usuallythe case, for it is placed ina separate hall, apart fromthe main entrance hall. Boththe hall and the staircasehall are trimmed wit
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