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Image from page 623 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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The Green Apples Tied in BagsBefore Stenciling

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A Desert of Pictorial Fruit attain to their full size. Each apple whichhas been marked down as a good subject mustnow be inclosed in a bag, the opening ofwhich is firmly drawn together with stringaround the stalk of the fruit. In view of thefact that the practise of apple stenciling isinvariably accompanied by a certain numberof failures, it is as well to tie up a largernumber of specimens than those which it isthought would meet all requirements. Then set about the preparation of the sten-cils. These should be formed out of thinpaper, the material having enough substance,however, to prevent its being easily torn. Asit is desirable that the stencils should be ableto stand an amount of moisture perhaps thebest kind of paper to use for the purpose isthe ordinary tracing paper, which is, in ameasure, waterproof. Anyone with the abil-ity to make a rough sketch will find little dif-ficulty in scheming out the portrait of someindividual, drawing the outline firmly, and inthe interior only p

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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:623 , bookcollection:biodiversity , BHL Collection , BHL Consortium

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