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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Plan of First Floor Plan of second Floor 412 AMERICAN HOMES AND GARDENS November, 1907
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A Delicate Shade of Apple Green and White Trim Form the Color Scheme of the Living-room ness one with another, as far as practicable, and which isapparent immediately upon entering. The principal feature of a summer house is the veranda,and here we have a double decker, which is well fitted upfor living and dining uses. The material selected for the underpinning is red bricklaid in white mortar, while white cedar shingles left to finishin their natural state, and ivory-white pine trimmings, arethe materials used for cov-ering the building paperand matched sheathingwith which the exteriorframework is inclosed. Theoutlines of the building arewell broken by the numer-ous bay windows, and thebrick chimney of simpleconstruction. The entrance is from aporch placed in the centerof the front, with columnsand a roof covering de-signed with a pergola effect.The front door, of Dutchpattern, permits of theupper half being swungopen when desired withoutthe necessity of opening theentire door, the
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