Profusely illustrated survey ranges from pioneer cabins to French Provincial and Neoclassic revivals. Detailed drawings, including 36 floor plans, depict such venerable residences as The Hermitage, Andrew Jackson's homestead, the Gothic chapel of Old Jefferson College, many more. Rich commentary, with additional material on carpentry, other topics. 109 line illustrations, 7 halftones. Bibliography.Now to the interior. ... Six candle sconces of chiseled ormolu done in graceful flowing designs are hung in symmetrical positions on the ... No houses in America have had such success in adapting the classical elements in a domestic design.
|Title||:||Plantation Houses and Mansions of the Old South|
|Author||:||J. Frazer Smith|
|Publisher||:||Courier Corporation - 2012-09-06|