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Image from page 388 of "American homes and gardens" (1905)

Identifier: americanhomesgar41907newy

Title: American homes and gardens

Year: 1905 (1900s)


Subjects: Architecture, Domestic Landscape gardening

Publisher: New York : Munn and Co

Contributing Library: Smithsonian Libraries

Digitizing Sponsor: Biodiversity Heritage Library


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Text Appearing Before Image:

A Tree Cupboard coming; nevertheless, they were able to makea most creditable showing. The picturestaken are among those presented with thisarticle, and they demonstrate, better thanany argument, the fact that the averageAmerican boy is amply able to take care ofhimself. They also show how good a schoolof instruction the summer camp really is. The photographer found the six boysclustered around the camp fire. Good-natured rivalry prevailed in preparing, tobest advantage, their favorite dishes. Thetents and their surroundings displayed ex-perience in things other than cooking.Heavy, roughly barked tent poles wereneatly hung with clothing, where it wouldhave the advantages of sun and breeze,and where, at a moments notice, it could bequickly protected from the rain. In thereading corner of the largest tent a trunkwas so arranged that it made an ideal book-case when opened, but could be closed andlocked without disturbing the books, when


Text Appearing After Image:

Making Ready for the Fishing Trip 252 AMERICAN HOMES AND GARDENS July, 1907


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Taken circa 1905