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Studio: international art — 28.1903

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A Seaside House

PUNCH BOWL IN HAMMERED SILVER DESIGNED BY

C. R. ASHBEE
EXECUTED BY J. BAILEY AND S. REEVE

YELLOWSANDS."—A SEA-SIDE
HOUSE. BY M. H. BAILLIE
SCOTT

The desire for change seems to be a natural
result ot an artificial manner of living, and when
our daily lives are spent amidst the surround-
ings of the modern villa with its "artistic"
furnishings and decorations, it is little to be
wondered at that, for the summer months at least,
some respite should be demanded from that daily
round which, beginning with the hurried breakfast
and the morning train, ends in that heavily-rented,
taxed residence which possesses so few of the
attractions which make a home a joy for ever. In
the suburbs, the very trees and flowers seem to
take to themselves a sinister aspect, and suffer a
subtle change. The laburnum by the tradesman's
entrance, the harsh foliage of the evergreens, the
well-groomed lawn with its bedded-out flowers—
the geraniums, calceolarias, and the rest, all seem
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to have lost whatever power they may have
had to please and soothe. They seem, like
the house itself and all its appointments, to
be the result rather of a blind concession to
the demands of convention than a deliberate
and personal choice of things loved and chosen
for their own sake. No wonder, then, that we
long for change, for temporary release, at
any rate. For outside, beyond the enchanted
territory of villadom, the wild roses are blow-
ing in the hedgerows, and beyond, through
the heat haze over the cornfields where the

SILVER CHALLENGE CUP DESIGNED BY

SET WITH ENAMEL W. A. WHITE

AND AMETHYSTS EXECUTED BY

W. HARDIMAN, J. BAILEY, AND W. MARK
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