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Image from page 237 of "Book of home building and decoration, prepared in cooperation with and under the direction of the leading manufacturers of the country" (1912)

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Identifier: cu31924016493417
Title: Book of home building and decoration, prepared in cooperation with and under the direction of the leading manufacturers of the country
Year: 1912 (1910s)
Authors: Brown, Henry Collins, 1862-1961 Lyman, Clara Brown
Subjects: Interior decoration Furniture House furnishings
Publisher: Garden City, N. Y. Doubleday, Page & Co
Contributing Library: Cornell University Library
Digitizing Sponsor: MSN

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Ornament il ir n (ailiu„ i 1 it \ \a ^ith brick and intone posts and cofi- The dignified, unprctpnliou^ lines o1 this satewLn- re(.>n]itinuous foundations. Made by An>.hor Post Iron \Aork.s, Xcw York. Made by Anchor Pust Iron ■\Vorks, New Yurk.

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How conaistcnt are the gracctul lines of thi.s iron fence and brick pUlared g^tewaj- as an enclosure for an cxtensne lormal gLirden. ]\Iade by Anchor Post Iron Works, New York. 199 palings of the simplest sort, or it may be a more ambitious attempt designed aftersome of the well proporti(jned Colonial fences, but in either case it will be an appro-priate setting for the tangle of lovely old-fashioned vines and flowers. In point ofpictiues(|ueness the stone fence is by all odds the most suitable for a garden. Thedry-laid fence built of stones carefully fitted into place, like the old stone fencesseen all through New England, is jjreferablc, although the wall made of stones puttogethei with moitar is quite effective if care is taken to keep the design from beingtoo regular. A red brick wall is always an attractive enclosure for a garden of any sort,while a h^w wall of brick with a row of palings on it. and a little wooden gate swungbetween s(|uare brick ])osts, is one of the most satisf

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Date: 2014-07-28 10:17:07

bookid:cu31924016493417 bookyear:1912 bookdecade:1910 bookcentury:1900 bookauthor:Brown__Henry_Collins__1862_1961 bookauthor:Lyman__Clara_Brown booksubject:Interior_decoration booksubject:Furniture booksubject:House_furnishings bookpublisher:Garden_City__N__Y__Doubleday__Page___Co bookcontributor:Cornell_University_Library booksponsor:MSN bookleafnumber:237 bookcollection:cornell bookcollection:americana

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