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Identifier: americanhomesga101913newy
Title: American homes and gardens
Year: 1905 (1900s)
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Subjects: Architecture, Domestic Landscape gardening
Publisher: New York : Munn and Co
Contributing Library: Smithsonian Libraries
Digitizing Sponsor: Biodiversity Heritage Library


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h caseswas especially designed to harmon-ize with ks surroundings. Never-theless, even the decorative orna-ments by no means exclusively fol-lowed the lines laid down by Adam,many ideas being taken from LouisSeize type, and numerous examplesshowed, especially in outline,marked originality in treatment. The furniture was fanciful, light,and showed fine lines. When thecity of Salem was at the height ofher mercantile prosperity and herwharves were bustling scenes of lad-ing and unlading cargoes, and whenher harbor was the rendezvous ofquaintly rigged vessels, another styleof furniture was brought into thiscountry—wonderful pieces of teak-wood, and many examples of thisfurniture, especially of the chairswith their rich and elegant carving,are still to be found in many a Salemhome. There are few more beautifulpieces than those to be found in thishistoric city. Some of these took alifetime to carve, so tough was thewood and so elaborate the carving. i86 AMERICAN HOMES AND ARDENS May, 1913

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bookid:americanhomesga101913newy 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:323 bookcollection:biodiversity BHL Collection BHL Consortium

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