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Vintage Home Collection
20th-century vintage images of homes inside and out. These pictures and accompanying captions are from my book collection and not borrowed from any other media source.
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vintagehomecollection · 34 minutes ago
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Jeanne Moreau became enamored of a country home near Saint-Tropez while on holiday after her remarkable performance in Jules et Jim... Built in the 1850s, the residence embodies the charm of traditional French country architecture.
Celebrity Homes II, 1981
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vintagehomecollection · 3 hours ago
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Unpredictable decorating reaches upstairs to one of the guest bedrooms in the eaves. An antique Wild Goose Chase quilt might be pattern enough for most rooms, but the owner creates his own rhythm, covering walls and ceiling with more pattern of almost equal energy.
House Beautiful Weekend Homes, 1990
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vintagehomecollection · 21 hours ago
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The dining room remains just as architect Addison Mizner designed it, complete with a table he procured for Charles Munn in Europe.
Private Palm Beach - Tropical Style, 1992
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H. Thomas Hallowell Jr., owner-designer of the 50-acre Deerfield Garden near Philadelphia, says he doesn’t like to turn his head more than twenty degrees without seeing a pretty picture.
Home Landscaping: Ideas, Styles, and Designs for Creative Outdoor Spaces, 1988
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The natural colors of the materials - warm gray barn timbers, soft-hued limestone, and dark-stained wood floors - are all enhanced by the natural sunlight coming through the east window wall.
Living Barns: How to Find and Restore a Barn of Your Own, 1984
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Thoroughfare. Italian architects Griffini and Montagni deployed a row of bright-red deep-bowl streetlights... in a Milanese hallway.
High-Tech: The Industrial Style and Source Book for the Home, 1978
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vintagehomecollection · 3 days ago
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Even the garden is that of a collector... An Italian bust overlooks the pool in the inner courtyard.
The French Touch: Decoration and Design in the Most Beautiful Homes in France, 1988
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vintagehomecollection · 3 days ago
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Corrugated aluminum makes an unusual wall covering in this living room... The designer selected this material because it introduces textural contrast and a shimmering effect in the all-white room.
Barbara Taylor Bradford’s Easy Steps to Successful Decorating, 1971
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vintagehomecollection · 3 days ago
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Mantelpieces give prominence to any display of curiosities such as these, gathered on memorable journey to unfamiliar lands.
Living with Folk Art: Ethnic Styles from Around the World, 1991
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vintagehomecollection · 5 days ago
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Balancing shape and texture. The plan of this urban garden is bold and simple, holding the eye. The garden presents a green picture from the various levels of the house that it serves. While the firm shape of the design is softened by foliage forms, it is still strongly evident. A weaker layout would have become merely a collection of plants.
The Garden Book, 1984
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