A 19th century home located in New England.

19th Century Home

A 19th century home located in New England.

Here is a bungalow style, two story farmhouse nestled amongst the trees. There is a typical hipped roof, with gabled windows. The roof over the front porch is supported by four columns and two pilasters. In 1917, this house cost about $2,400 to build.

"The Adele"

Here is a bungalow style, two story farmhouse nestled amongst the trees. There is a typical hipped roof,…

The blueprints of "The Adele" clearly show the large bay window in the dining area. There is also a large front porch and a smaller porch extending off the back of the house. In 1917, this house cost about $2,400 to build.

"The Adele" Floor Plans

The blueprints of "The Adele" clearly show the large bay window in the dining area. There is also a…

Here is a small, one bedroom bungalow style house. Is has a hipped roof with a gabled window in the front. Two chimneys protrude from the roof. In 1917, this house cost about $500 to build.

"The American"

Here is a small, one bedroom bungalow style house. Is has a hipped roof with a gabled window in the…

Union soldiers being held at Andersonville, a Confederate prison.

Union Prisoners Confined at the Confederate Prison at Andersonville

Union soldiers being held at Andersonville, a Confederate prison.

Shows empty rural area, with a column of troops moving over a bridge.

Battlefield of Antietam

Shows empty rural area, with a column of troops moving over a bridge.

An illustration of an eight story apartment building.

Eight Story Apartment Building

An illustration of an eight story apartment building.

A three story Queen Anne Victorian style house. This house includes the typical, round tower associated with this style. A window is situated at the end of the gabled roof. A covered porch leads to the front door. A bit of smoke can be seen coming from the chimney. There is a vine creeping up the side of the house as well. In 1917, this house cost between $4,300 and $4,500 to build.

"The Asbury"

A three story Queen Anne Victorian style house. This house includes the typical, round tower associated…

The floor plan of this three story Queen Anne Victorian style house shows the openness of this large house. This view also reveals a small back porch called a sloop. The directionality of the stairs indicate that a basement was also included with this house. In 1917, this house cost between $4,300 and $4,500 to build.

"The Asbury" Floor Plans

The floor plan of this three story Queen Anne Victorian style house shows the openness of this large…

"The Banqueting House, Whitehall. By Inigo Jones." —D'Anvers, 1895

Banqueting House

"The Banqueting House, Whitehall. By Inigo Jones." —D'Anvers, 1895

A barn used for beef cattle.

Barn

A barn used for beef cattle.

Illustration of pattern showing steps to make a barn. The barn is a composite figure made up of a triangular prism and a rectangular solid.

Pattern To Make A Barn

Illustration of pattern showing steps to make a barn. The barn is a composite figure made up of a triangular…

A barn used primarily to house sheep.

Sheep Barn

A barn used primarily to house sheep.

The Beekman Mansion was built over the course of two years, from 1802 to 1804, for the family of William Beekman.

Beekman's Mansion

The Beekman Mansion was built over the course of two years, from 1802 to 1804, for the family of William…

A bird house.

Bird House

A bird house.

An illustration of a sparrow proof bird house.

Bird House

An illustration of a sparrow proof bird house.

A heavy border which shuts out a bleak field. In front of this border is an ideal place for flowers.

Border

A heavy border which shuts out a bleak field. In front of this border is an ideal place for flowers.

Milk bottles.

Milk Bottles

Milk bottles.

An illustration of a boy carrying an armful of firewood through the front doorway of a house.

Boy Carrying Firewood Through Doorway

An illustration of a boy carrying an armful of firewood through the front doorway of a house.

An illustration of two young boys running towards a house.

Boys Running Towards a House

An illustration of two young boys running towards a house.

"Part of Park Front of Bridgewater House." — Chambers, 1881

Bridgewater House

"Part of Park Front of Bridgewater House." — Chambers, 1881

"House in Buckingham Gate, London." — The Encyclopedia Britannica, 1910

Buckingham Gate

"House in Buckingham Gate, London." — The Encyclopedia Britannica, 1910

A homemade buffet made from an old kitchen table.

Homemade Buffet

A homemade buffet made from an old kitchen table.

"A modern square cottage, or 'bungalow', well proportioned. A good design for a village house." —Kinne, 1920

Modern bungalow

"A modern square cottage, or 'bungalow', well proportioned. A good design for a village house." —Kinne,…

An illustration of a cabin set atop a mountain.

Cabin on Mountain

An illustration of a cabin set atop a mountain.

An illustration of a canary in a birdcage.

Canary in Cage

An illustration of a canary in a birdcage.

An illustration of a castle.

Castle

An illustration of a castle.

An illustration of a castle.

Castle

An illustration of a castle.

The Angora cat, a breed of domestic cat.

Angora Cat

The Angora cat, a breed of domestic cat.

A domestic cat.

Domestic Cat

A domestic cat.

The house of William Caxton, who introduced printing to England in 1422.

Caxton's House

The house of William Caxton, who introduced printing to England in 1422.

"An outside cellar, fitted to keep fruit or vegetables." — Baily, 1898

Outside cellar

"An outside cellar, fitted to keep fruit or vegetables." — Baily, 1898

"The Chapter-House, Salisbury Cathedral." —D'Anvers, 1895

Chapter-house

"The Chapter-House, Salisbury Cathedral." —D'Anvers, 1895

Typical English Charter House: Bristol model.

Charter House

Typical English Charter House: Bristol model.

Benjamin Chew (November 19, 1722 - January 20, 1810) was a lawyer, politician and Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of the Province of Pennsylvania. Pictured here is the residence of Justice Chew.

Chew's house

Benjamin Chew (November 19, 1722 - January 20, 1810) was a lawyer, politician and Chief Justice of the…

An electric vacuum cleaner.

Electric Vacuum Cleaner

An electric vacuum cleaner.

An illustration of the interior of a common English House Clock.

English House Clock

An illustration of the interior of a common English House Clock.

The residence of William Coddington, the first governor of Rhode Island from 1640-1647.

Residence of Governor Coddington

The residence of William Coddington, the first governor of Rhode Island from 1640-1647.

"Rogers's Conical Boiler, which has long been in use, is very suitable for heating pits and small houses, since it is economical of fuel, and gives out a steady heat for a long time, 15 to 20 hours." — Encyclopedia Britannica, 1893

Conical Boiler

"Rogers's Conical Boiler, which has long been in use, is very suitable for heating pits and small houses,…

"This triangular shape is a good one also for a movable poultry-house in its simplest form." — Harcourt, 1889

Triangular coop

"This triangular shape is a good one also for a movable poultry-house in its simplest form." —…

A cottage with a lovely garden and white picket fence. Sunflowers bloom and grape vines grow wild.

Cottage

A cottage with a lovely garden and white picket fence. Sunflowers bloom and grape vines grow wild.

"American Type of Country-House Architecture." — The Encyclopedia Britannica, 1910

Country-House

"American Type of Country-House Architecture." — The Encyclopedia Britannica, 1910

Two couples waiting at each other, one pair from the doorstep of a house, the other from an old convertable car.

Couples waving

Two couples waiting at each other, one pair from the doorstep of a house, the other from an old convertable…

The courtyard of an antique structure.

Courtyard of a House

The courtyard of an antique structure.

An illustration of a house cricket larva. Acheta domesticus (house cricket) is a cricket native to Europe. Both sexes of this grey or brown cricket are fully winged but can't fly. Originally from the Middle East and North Africa the insect is found in permanently heated buildings such as bakeries. Its shrill warbling song is heard mainly at night.

House Cricket Larva

An illustration of a house cricket larva. Acheta domesticus (house cricket) is a cricket native to Europe.…

An illustration of a house cricket pupa. Acheta domesticus (house cricket) is a cricket native to Europe. Both sexes of this grey or brown cricket are fully winged but can't fly. Originally from the Middle East and North Africa the insect is found in permanently heated buildings such as bakeries. Its shrill warbling song is heard mainly at night.

House Cricket Pupa

An illustration of a house cricket pupa. Acheta domesticus (house cricket) is a cricket native to Europe.…

"House Cricket (Gryllus domesticus): a, eggs; b, young just hatched; c, full-grown larva; d, pupa; e, perfect insect." — Chambers' Encyclopedia, 1875

House Cricket

"House Cricket (Gryllus domesticus): a, eggs; b, young just hatched; c, full-grown larva; d, pupa; e,…

Acheta domesticus (house cricket) is a cricket native to Europe. Both sexes of this grey or brown cricket are fully winged but can't fly. Originally from the Middle East and North Africa the insect is found in permanently heated buildings such as bakeries. Its shrill warbling song is heard mainly at night.

House Cricket

Acheta domesticus (house cricket) is a cricket native to Europe. Both sexes of this grey or brown cricket…

An illustration of the Custom House located in Savannah, Georgia (1874).

Custom House

An illustration of the Custom House located in Savannah, Georgia (1874).

An illustration of Mobile, Alabama's custom house (1874).

Custom House (Mobile)

An illustration of Mobile, Alabama's custom house (1874).

The residence of Jefferson Davis in Montgomery, Alabama.

Residence of Jefferson Davis

The residence of Jefferson Davis in Montgomery, Alabama.

The home of Jefferson Davis in Richmond, Virginia.

Jefferson Davis's Home in Richmond

The home of Jefferson Davis in Richmond, Virginia.

The birthplace of Admiral George Dewey in Montpelier, Vermont.

Birthplace of Admiral Dewey

The birthplace of Admiral George Dewey in Montpelier, Vermont.

"The 'Byron' dining room. Georgian furniture. —Kinne, 1920

Byron dining room

"The 'Byron' dining room. Georgian furniture. —Kinne, 1920

An illustration of a multi level doll house.

Doll House

An illustration of a multi level doll house.

Ground Plan of a Greek House.

Domus

Ground Plan of a Greek House.

Atrium of the House of Ceres at Pompeii.

Domus

Atrium of the House of Ceres at Pompeii.

A young woman stands in the doorway holding her knitting tools.

Woman Standing in a Doorway

A young woman stands in the doorway holding her knitting tools.

An illustration of a draw bridge.

Draw Bridge

An illustration of a draw bridge.

The first step to drawing a house. Begin with a basic drawing.

Drawing a House 1

The first step to drawing a house. Begin with a basic drawing.