University of Wisconsin Digital Collections
Link to University of Wisconsin Digital Collections
Link to University of Wisconsin Digital Collections
Digital Library for the Decorative Arts and Material Culture

Page View

Sloan, Samuel, 1815-1884 / Sloan's homestead architecture, containing forty designs for villas, cottages, and farm houses, with essays on style, construction, landscape gardening, furniture, etc. etc.
(1861)

Design VI.: a bracketed American cottage,   pp. 94-98 ff.


Page 98

98
            HOMESTEAD ARChITECTURE.
very  handsome  moulded  cappings of terra- cotta,
which is an excellent and cheap substitute for stone,
can be procured at slight expense, where mouldings
are required.
  ESTIMATE.-An excellent and substantial house may
be built after this plan for $2800, in any part of Penn-
sylvania,-the stories being 10 and 9 feet in the clear
respectively; the exterior painted a warm, drab color,
slightly tinged with blue, and the roof covered with
white pine shingles, about 5 inches or one-third their
length to the weather.


Go up to Top of Page