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Image from page 676 of “American homes and gardens” (1905)

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Identifier: americanhomesgar41907newy
Title: American homes and gardens
Year: 1905 (1900s)
Authors:
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 Main Hall Is a Beautiful Apartment Running the Full Length of the House; the Prevailing Colors Are Green and White l» I 1 v.-

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The Dark Woodwork of the^Library Gives a Rich Tone to this Splendid Room; the Curtains,-Furniture and Rug Are Red and Blue 4io AMERICAN HOMES AND GARDENS November, 1907 without bookshelves is paneled throughout and contains thefireplace. In the center of the room is a massive and richlycarved table. Behind it is a carved wood chair. The otherfurniture is red and blue. Of the grounds surrounding the houseit is impossible to speak save in a most en-thusiastic manner. That it is built at theend of Collenders Point has already beenstated, but this mere statement conveysnothing of the great beauty of the sur-roundings or of the really remarkablenature of the site the owner of this prop-erty has obtained. Without the house,toward the water, is an immense semi-circular lawn. The house stands uponthe diameter of the semicircle, which hasbeen raised somewhat toward the water,where it is supported by a retaining wall,which, however, is not seen from above.Across the Sound is the shadowy outline

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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:676 , bookcollection:biodiversity , BHL Collection , BHL Consortium

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