"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,…

A cottage at a lake.

Cottage

A cottage at a lake.

"The cottage in which Shakespeare was born." —Carpenter, 1902

Cottage

"The cottage in which Shakespeare was born." —Carpenter, 1902

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.

A gentleman on horseback carrying a child. The caption reads, "A rosy maid courtesied at the door, and offered to take the gentleman's baby."

A Gentleman on Horseback

A gentleman on horseback carrying a child. The caption reads, "A rosy maid courtesied at the door, and…

A two-storied home with a chimney and long path.

Home

A two-storied home with a chimney and long path.

Farm housing in early america.

Homestead

Farm housing in early america.

House in the woods.

House

House in the woods.

A two-story house with a chimney, large yard, and several trees.

Lodging

A two-story house with a chimney, large yard, and several trees.

A pixy named Thomas alarmed that a human has just invaded his lawn by jumping over Thomas' wall.

Pixy and a Man

A pixy named Thomas alarmed that a human has just invaded his lawn by jumping over Thomas' wall.

"Although the characteristics of this class of buildings are generally uniform, yet shades of difference occur here or there. These deviations are perceptible in the various countries where wooden houses are met with, and are found even in the different cantons of Switzerland. It would, however, carry us too far to enter more fully into various points of difference. [This image] exhibits a characteristic example of one of these Swiss-cottages or chalets."

Swiss House in the Canton of Berne, Iseltwald

"Although the characteristics of this class of buildings are generally uniform, yet shades of difference…