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Stickley, Gustav, 1858-1942. / Craftsman homes
(1909)

The effective use of cobblestones as a link between house and landscape,   pp. 102-108


Page 105

                    TIlE EFFECTiVE USE OF CoBBLESToNES
(ŒI-RG(,IA  1DEC11 AND ENTRANCE OF A COUNTRY   hOUSE AT RIIE~EFIEIT).
CONNECTICUT. VILE FOUNDATION A ND FIRST
STORY OF TIlE HOUSE ARE OF FIELD RUBBLE SET IN CEMENT,     ANDT LIE  SECOND
STORY  IS BUILT OF OVER-BURNED
ERLUK WITH HALF-TIMBRE CONSTRUCTION, GIVING A DELIGHTFUL COLOR EFFECT.  
    THE I-lOUSE AND GARDEN ARE SO
 INKED TOGETHER THAT THE FIRST IMPRESSION IS THAT OF PERFECT         HARMONY
AND CLOSE    IIELATIONSIIIP, AN
ID ŒRESSIUN THAT IS GREATLY IIEIGHTENED BY THE USE     MADE OF THE
lOCAl. STONE.
105


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