American Victorian Cottage Homes
Reprinted from a rare 1878 offering from a leading Northeastern architectural firm: front and side elevations, floor plans and descriptions of 50 "practical designs of low and medium priced houses," ranging from 2- to 11-room dwellings, most in the cottage style. With complete specifications for two, a sample contract, advertisements, and price estimates.
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Addison Mizner administrators or assigns amount of room Architect Architecture attic bath-room beaded battens beveled black walnut Builder ceilings cellar cement centres chamfers and cut chimneys cistern clapboards closet coat color complete connected Cost Cottage house Design detail drawings dining-room doors draw cocks elevations and perspective FILLER finished fire-place floor timbers flrst frame front furnished hall hard-wood Hearth intending to build JOHN LUCAS kitchen lead pipe linseed oil manner mantels molded mortise locks mortised and tenoned neat necessary conveniences North Haven paint PALLISER PALLISER'S pantry partitions perspective view piers plain plans and elevations plastering plates plumbing rabbeted rafter feet red mortar risers roof sash second floor selected brick shown on plans six rooms slate specifications stairs stone stud terra cotta thick varnish Venetian red VENTILATING veranda walls WHEELER'S PATENT WOOD white lead WOOD FILLER WOOD FINISHER yellow pine