Victorian cottage residences
This incredibly rich, firsthand source for the most popular styles of 19th-century Victorian architecture presents 26 cottage designs — including Gothic, bracketed, Italianate, "rustic," more — and 155 illustrations (includes floor plans). The small, inexpensive detached house received one of its earliest popularizations here.
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Different wants in a cottage p 3 Laborsaving fixtures p 5 The mode
Remarks on its external effect p 29 Details of construction p 30 Chimneys
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