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 XXXVIII.: symmetrical cottage, pp. 284-285
DESIGN XXXVIII. WHAT a world of rural enjoyment might be con- centrated within the little scene represented by the figure before us! Simple and plain, yet of a very decided character, the owner of such a home need not envy the monarch. the gilded beauties of the palace or the toy that mankind call a scepter. RooMs-The first floor, shown by fig. 169, contains the veranda A, a becoming shelter to the front door; B, at once vestibule and stair-hall; C, living-room, 11 by 14 feet; D, family-room, 11 by 17 feet, and E, kitchen, 11 by 12 feet. Fig. 170, the second floor, contains two bed-rooms, G. ESTJMATE.-Built of brick, this cottage would cost about $400; of stone or timber, where these materials are plenty, about $350. -t Fio. 169.-FII~sT FLooR. Fxo. 170-SEcoND FLOOR. (285)