Symmetrical Cottage

A Symmetrical Cottage

"Whoever loves symmetry and the simpler kind of cottage beauty, including good proportion, tasteful forms, and chasteness of ornament, we think, cannot but like this little design - since it unites all those requisites. It is an illustration of a cottage made ornamental with very trifling expense, and without sacrificing truthflness to that kind of tasteful simplicity which is the true touchstone of cottage beauty." [Downing, 104.]

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