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 dining-room Copyright by G. H. Buek. 236 AMERICAN HOMES AND GARDENS July. 19 J3 chimney in great patches asit did of yore. The Dutchoven is still intact, and overthe chimney breast the fowl-ing pieces are suspended,while on the pot hook andtrammels, huge iron potsand kettles hang. The rab-bit broiler, waffle iron, toast-ing fork and skillet rest con-veniently near. Before that monstrousfire place, the family usedto sit; the mother spinning
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Empire Colonial furniture,the handiwork of those con-scentious Colonial crafts-men who were past mastersin the art of cabinet making.No more effective back-ground than the dark tonesof the San Domingo ma-hogany could be had toshow off the fine old blueStaffordshire, lustre andLeeds ware, that hangs onthe walls or is arrayed, rowon row, in the old cabinets Copyright by G. If. Buck. a The house as it originally appeared perhaps; the father reading by the light of the tallow dip close by. It is a room to command the deepest reverence on the high-boy close by; the children roasting apples or from the lover of ceramics, for seldom is there brought sleepily following the antics of the flame as it whirled in together such a wealth of rare old pottery,spiral fashion up the chimney. Thus might the boy Payne On the plate rail are wonderful old blue platters of have sat, dreaming the dreams of youth and sighing for historic design, while just beneath hangs a long row of the time when he would fa
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