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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 VIII.: model residence for a physician,   pp. 106-110 ff.


Page 110

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             hOMESTEAD ARCHITECTURE.
paper for the walls; the balance of the decoration must
be left to the plasterer and painter,-observing care-
fully, however, that no very rich ornaments or striking
contrasts of color are to be permitted.
  ESTIMATE.-The estimate for this design, in the
neighborhood of West Chester, was $3000; but we
think it was probably built for a little less under the
careful management of the proprietor.


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