"From the ruins in the Villa Strozzi, on the Appian Road. Height 7 feet, 10 inches." — Chambers, 1881

Caryatis

"From the ruins in the Villa Strozzi, on the Appian Road. Height 7 feet, 10 inches." — Chambers,…

"From the Villa Medici." — Young, 1901

Fountain and people

"From the Villa Medici." — Young, 1901

The Pompeiian house consisted of several courts or <em>atria</em>, some of which were surrounded by colonnades and called peristyles. The front portion was reserved for shops, or presented to the street a wall unbroken save by the entrance.Legend: s, shops; v, vestibule; f, family rooms; k, kitchen; l, lararium; p, peristyles

House of Pansa, Pompeii (Plan)

The Pompeiian house consisted of several courts or atria, some of which were surrounded by…

"The Villa Medici, from the Terrace." &mdash; Young, 1901

Villa Medici

"The Villa Medici, from the Terrace." — Young, 1901

Villas are built either as detached or semi-detached residences with an adjoining garden. Detached villas are usually situated at or near one of the grounds. This picture shows the front entrance to a detached villa by a semi-circular carriage drive.

Front Carriage Entrance of the Plan of a Detached Villa Garden

Villas are built either as detached or semi-detached residences with an adjoining garden. Detached villas…

Villas are built either as detached or semi-detached residences with an adjoining garden. Detached villas are usually situated at or near one of the grounds. This picture shows a front garden connected with two semi-detached villas.

Front Entrance of the Plan of a Semi-Detached Villa Garden

Villas are built either as detached or semi-detached residences with an adjoining garden. Detached villas…

An ancient Roman villa.

A Roman Villa

An ancient Roman villa.

"American Seaside Villa." &mdash; The Encyclopedia Britannica, 1910

Seaside Home

"American Seaside Villa." — The Encyclopedia Britannica, 1910

The Prince Royal of the kingdom of W&uuml;rtemberg, Germany, built a villa of Italian imitation with open galleries suited to the climate of Naples. Considered his "folly" since the harsh winter climate of Germany would deprive it of its sun and gentle comfort.

Villa of the Prince Royal

The Prince Royal of the kingdom of Würtemberg, Germany, built a villa of Italian imitation with…

A fresco painting of a Roman villa.

Roman Villa

A fresco painting of a Roman villa.

A villa in Lucerne, Switzerland in 1907.

Swiss Villa

A villa in Lucerne, Switzerland in 1907.