Philadelphia, November 1850

A Model Cottage.
Designed Expressly for Godey's Lady's Book by
P. H. Cambel, ESQ.

engraving Fig. 1. A Perspective. -- The leading features of this cottage are the tall gables and the brackets. The brackets should be placed wherever the projections appear to require support. They may be made of two-inch board and painted. The house is constructed of pine plank, nailed on vertically, with a small strip over the seam.

engraving Fig 2. Ground Plan. -- D are the doors; W, windows; A, parlor; B, kitchen; E, dining-room. There is a triangular porch in front, supported by brackets instead of columns.