An illustration of a hen, cat, dog and horse standing on top of one another to see into a window.

Animals Looking Through Window

An illustration of a hen, cat, dog and horse standing on top of one another to see into a window.

"A rear vault; an arch or a vault placed within the opening of a window or door, and differing from it in form, to increase the size of the aperture internally, to receive a charge from above, or to form an architectural junction between interior and exterior forms."-Whitney, 1902

Arriere-voussure

"A rear vault; an arch or a vault placed within the opening of a window or door, and differing from…

Picture of a baby at a window

Baby

Picture of a baby at a window

"A projecting gallery in front of a window or of several windows, with a balustrade or parapet before it, and supported by consoles, or brackets fixed in the wall, or by pillars resting on the ground below." — Chambers' Encyclopedia, 1875

Balcony

"A projecting gallery in front of a window or of several windows, with a balustrade or parapet before…

A stage or playform projecting from the wall of a building.

Venetian Balcony

A stage or playform projecting from the wall of a building.

"One of the names given to those narrow apertures so often seen in the walls of old castles, and through which the cross-bowmen discharged their arrows." — Chambers' Encyclopedia, 1875

Balistraria

"One of the names given to those narrow apertures so often seen in the walls of old castles, and through…

One bay from Salisbury Cathedral, England.

Bay

One bay from Salisbury Cathedral, England.

One bay from the choir of Lincoln Cathedral, England.

Bay

One bay from the choir of Lincoln Cathedral, England.

One bay from the nave of Lichfield Cathedral, England.

Bay

One bay from the nave of Lichfield Cathedral, England.

This is a long narrow type box where plants grow ontop of the windowsill.

Window Box

This is a long narrow type box where plants grow ontop of the windowsill.

A boy looking out a window.

Boy

A boy looking out a window.

A little boy and his mother looking out the window at rain.

Boy

A little boy and his mother looking out the window at rain.

An illustration of a boy opening a window.

Boy Opening Window

An illustration of a boy opening a window.

An illustration of a young boy sitting in a window seat and looking out a window.

Boy Sitting and Looking Out Window

An illustration of a young boy sitting in a window seat and looking out a window.

A decorative flower pot bracket with arms.

Bracket with Arms

A decorative flower pot bracket with arms.

A fancier type of pot bracket.

Ornamented Pot Bracket

A fancier type of pot bracket.

"Flower-pot Brackets are exceedingly ornamental for the window. They are generally very strongly made of iron, being capable of holding double the weight that can be put upon them, and they are very tastefully bronzed."—Heinrich, 1887

Plain Pot Bracket

"Flower-pot Brackets are exceedingly ornamental for the window. They are generally very strongly made…

Child looking out a window.

Child at Window

Child looking out a window.

An illustration of a young girl wishing upon a star through a window with large drapes

Child Wishing on a Star Through Window

An illustration of a young girl wishing upon a star through a window with large drapes

An illustration of a group of children looking out a window.

Children Looking Out Window

An illustration of a group of children looking out a window.

The coat of arms of Albrecht Dürer.

Dürer Coat of Arms

The coat of arms of Albrecht Dürer.

A window decorated with drapes and ornametal plates and flowers.

Decorated Window

A window decorated with drapes and ornametal plates and flowers.

An open window decorated with a border of oiil paints.

Decorative Border

An open window decorated with a border of oiil paints.

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

Byron dining room

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

A doorway to a watch tower at Lincoln Castle during the fourteenth century. Guards usually observe the surrounding area in watch towers for threats.

Gothic Watch Tower Doorway

A doorway to a watch tower at Lincoln Castle during the fourteenth century. Guards usually observe the…

An open window decorated with drapes and pillows.

Drapes

An open window decorated with drapes and pillows.

"<em>A</em>, oval window; <em>B, C, D,</em> semicircular canals; * represents the bulging part of each canal; <em>E, F, G,</em> cochlea; <em>H</em>, round window." &mdash; Blaisedell, 1904

Internal ear

"A, oval window; B, C, D, semicircular canals; * represents the bulging part of each…

Elizabethian Window, Rushton Hall

Elizabethian Window

Elizabethian Window, Rushton Hall

A window pot fence.

Window Pot Fence

A window pot fence.

"Why no one should spit on floors or sidewalks and why flies should be kept away from food." &mdash;Davison, 1910

Flies outside window

"Why no one should spit on floors or sidewalks and why flies should be kept away from food." —Davison,…

An illustration showing framing basement window with dimensions.

Basement Windows Framing

An illustration showing framing basement window with dimensions.

A small garden of plants by a window.

Window Garden

A small garden of plants by a window.

Back of girl at window.

Girl

Back of girl at window.

An illustration of a girl hanging from a window.

Girl Hanging from Window

An illustration of a girl hanging from a window.

An illustration of a young girl sitting on a bench looking out a window.

Girl Looking Out Window

An illustration of a young girl sitting on a bench looking out a window.

An illustration of a young girl looking out a window.

Girl Looking Out Window

An illustration of a young girl looking out a window.

An illustration of a young girl looking out the window.

Girl Looking Out Window

An illustration of a young girl looking out the window.

"Section through Hall of Columns, Karnak. a, Clerestory window." &mdash; The Encyclopedia Britannica, 1910

Hall of Columns

"Section through Hall of Columns, Karnak. a, Clerestory window." — The Encyclopedia Britannica,…

The Happiness of the Godly, from Hans Holbein's series of engravings known as his Bible Cuts.

The Happiness of the Godly

The Happiness of the Godly, from Hans Holbein's series of engravings known as his Bible Cuts.

A man riding his horse through town.

Horseback Man

A man riding his horse through town.

This is part of a series of woodcuts called Art in the House that was designed by English artist Robert Bateman in 1877. It seems to depict a lady standing outside a window where children are looking out of. The woodcut is created by carving a wooden block to the desired design, and then rolling ink over the carved block for printing on paper.

Art in the House

This is part of a series of woodcuts called Art in the House that was designed by English artist Robert…

"A modern small house with the 'lean-to' motif. Notice that the long slope faces the front." &mdash;Kinne, 1920

Modern house

"A modern small house with the 'lean-to' motif. Notice that the long slope faces the front." —Kinne,…

<p>Vine, he does not drink it. The children of the night, what music they make.</p>

<p>Illustrated by James Basom Seaman II</p>

I Do Not Drinkā€¦ Vine

Vine, he does not drink it. The children of the night, what music they make. Illustrated by James Basom…

A decorative pot used for holding plants.

Jardiniere

A decorative pot used for holding plants.

This is a title page to the House of Joy by English playwright, writer, and illustrator Laurence Houseman in 1895. This drawing seems to depict a winged man approaching a woman from her window. Its border is a scrolling flower design all around.

The House of Joy

This is a title page to the House of Joy by English playwright, writer, and illustrator Laurence Houseman…

"Two-light lancet." &mdash;D'Anvers, 1895

Two-light lancet

"Two-light lancet." —D'Anvers, 1895

An illustration of a woman looking out of a window covered with a shutter.

Looking out Window

An illustration of a woman looking out of a window covered with a shutter.

Man selling water to woman in window.

Man Selling Water

Man selling water to woman in window.

"A printing frame that is well adapted to sheets not over 17 in. x 21 in. The frame is placed face downwards and the back A is removed by unhooking the brass spring clips B, B, and lifting it out. The tracing is laid on the glass C, with the inked side touching the glass. A sheet of the prepared paper, perfectly dry, is laid on the tracing with the yellow side downwards." &mdash; Hallock, 1905

Painting Frame

"A printing frame that is well adapted to sheets not over 17 in. x 21 in. The frame is placed face downwards…

"A printing frame that is well adapted to sheets not over 17 in. x 21 in. The frame is placed face downwards and the back A is removed by unhooking the brass spring clips B, B, and lifting it out. The tracing is laid on the glass C, with the inked side touching the glass. A sheet of the prepared paper, perfectly dry, is laid on the tracing with the yellow side downwards." &mdash; Hallock, 1905

Painting Frame

"A printing frame that is well adapted to sheets not over 17 in. x 21 in. The frame is placed face downwards…

"A patented frame that can be shoved out of the window and adjusted to any angle; it is made in different sized from 16 in. x 24 in. to 48 in. x 72 in. When not in use, it can be folded up against the wall and occupies but little space." &mdash; Hallock, 1905

Painting Frame

"A patented frame that can be shoved out of the window and adjusted to any angle; it is made in different…

The third and last of the pointed or Gothic styles, also called the Florid style.

Perpendicular Style

The third and last of the pointed or Gothic styles, also called the Florid style.

A girl looking out the window as a book sits on the sill.

Reading at Window

A girl looking out the window as a book sits on the sill.

"The same house, as it might be. notice the fine effect of the windows." &mdash;Kinne, 1920

Gambrel roof

"The same house, as it might be. notice the fine effect of the windows." —Kinne, 1920

This is a woman seated near a window peering outside.

Woman Seated

This is a woman seated near a window peering outside.

A pair of European starlings (or stares).

European Starling

A pair of European starlings (or stares).

A reconstructed street corner scene of a house and store during the fourteenth century located in Perigueux and Warwick.

Gothic Street Corner

A reconstructed street corner scene of a house and store during the fourteenth century located in Perigueux…

A window with sunlight shining through.

Sunlit Window

A window with sunlight shining through.

Table and chair by window.

Table and Chair

Table and chair by window.

Two men using a telephone.

Telephone

Two men using a telephone.