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.
Design XXVII.: a lake or river villa in the Italian style, pp. 206-210 ff.
A LA1~E OR RIVER VILLA IN THE ITALIAN STYLE. 209 room C, 20 by 27 feet, having a recessed window, and the very convenient appendage-a china closet. The drawing-room D is 27 by 20 feet, and can boast of a very pleasant circular bay-widow. E is a sitting- room, 15 by 20 feet, very finely situated for viewing the country around, having twin windows in two sides; those opening to the veranda L should extend to the floor. The library F is 18 by 18 feet, and also has an adjoining veranda L, accessible by the length- ened window. II is a butler's pantry. The kitchen J, 24 by 16 feet, is disconnected with the main dwel- ling apartments by a passage from the side tower through to the main hall, A passage at right angles with this is the butler's thoroughfare, through which all communication from the kitchen to the dining- room is carried on. Beyond the kitchen is an ouP building with paved floor, the uses of which will read- ily suggest themselves. On the second floor, fig. 106, there are four fine A FIG. 104.-PRINCIPAL FLOOR. Fio. 105.-SEcoNG FLOOR. 11
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