International studio — 53.1914

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VOL. LIII. No. 212


Copyright, 1914, by John Lane Company


OCTOBER, 1914

A STUDIO HOME IN CONNECTICUT
/\ BY W. H. de B. NELSON
x X Artists have not been slow in set-

mote from the turmoil and unrest of cities, it is
unfortunately true that what they gain in picto-
rial quality, mostly due to surroundings, is lost
in the glaring errors of architecture and misapplied

ting the seal of their approbation upon

material. Occasionally, however, there arises one

the choice lands lying about Silvermine and New
Canaan, Connecticut, where several picturesque
homes have sprung into existence of late years,

of the fraternity who wishes a real home in good
taste and sanely constructed—a building that shall
fulfil his ideals and adequately meet all require-

some of which nestle in peaceful valleys by brook ments.

and orchard, whilst others appear jaun-
tily perched over chattering streams or
tower above an ancient mill-race; but,
wherever one stumbles upon them, re-




To the architect who is sincere and am-
bitious such a client is a joyful acqui-
sition—and such a partnership results
in the countryside and family concerned
being enriched by another addition to


GENERAL VIEW OF DATCHET HOUSE

ARCHITECTS, LORD & HEWLETT

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