Armour Estate, “The Timbers,” Photograph Collection, 1919-1944

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Title

Armour Estate, “The Timbers,” Photograph Collection, 1919-1944

Subject

Traverse City (Mich.)
Armour, J. Ogden (Jonathan Ogden), 1863-1927
Armour, Lola Spencer Sheldon, 1869-1953
Heun, Arthur

Description

Armour Estate, “The Timbers,” Photograph Collection contains 82, 8x10" sheet film negatives and a small selection of prints of the Armour Estate, located on Long Lake in Long Lake Township, Michigan. The bulk of the images are of the interior of the main building (also known as the Mansion), photographed around 1944. To market the Estate for sale, Traverse City-based Send & Send Photographers were hired to take both interior and exterior shots of the buildings. The Armour Estate was built on a piece of lakefront property, long used as a resort area called The Timbers, by J. Ogden Armour and Lola Spencer Sheldon Armour in 1919. The architect was Arthur Heun.

Creator

Send and Send, Photographers, Traverse City (Mich.)

Source

Local History Collection, Traverse Area District Library, Traverse City (Mich.)

Publisher

Traverse Area District Library, Traverse City (Mich.)

Date

2017

Contributor

Traverse Area Historical Society, Traverse City (Mich.)

Rights

This document is protected by copyright law. Contact the Traverse Area District Library for permission to reproduce, display or transmit this document.

Relation

Local History Collection, Traverse Area District Library, Traverse City (Mich.)

Format

PDF

Language

English

Type

Document

Identifier

2017.2

Coverage

Long Lake Township, Grand Traverse County, Michigan

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Traverse​ ​Area​ ​District​ ​Library,​ ​Woodmere
Local​ ​History​ ​Collections
Armour​ ​Estate,​ ​“The​ ​Timbers,”​ ​Photograph​ ​Collection,​ ​1

LOCAL​ ​HISTORY​ ​COLLECTION
Traverse​ ​Area​ ​District​ ​Library,​ ​Woodmere
610​ ​Woodmere​ ​Avenue​ ​Traverse​ ​City​ ​MI​ ​49686

Creator:​ ​Send​ ​and​ ​Send,​ ​Photographers,​ ​Traverse​ ​City​ ​(Mich.)
Title:​ ​Armour​ ​Estate,​ ​“The​ ​Timbers,”​ ​Photograph​ ​Collection
Inclusive​ ​dates:​​ ​1919-1944
Bulk​ ​dates:​ ​1919,​ ​1944
Extent:​ ​.25​ ​linear​ ​feet
Call​ ​number:​ ​WOOD-LHC​ ​2017.2

Language:​ ​Material​ ​is​ ​in​ ​English
Acquisition:​ ​Transferred​ ​from​ ​Traverse​ ​Area​ ​Historical​ ​Society​ ​in​ ​2016.
Accruals:​ ​Periodic​ ​additions​ ​to​ ​the​ ​collection​ ​are​ ​not​ ​expected.
Access:​ ​The​ ​collection​ ​is​ ​open​ ​without​ ​restriction.
Photographs:​ ​See​ ​box​ ​1.
A-V​ ​Material:​ ​None.
Digital​ ​Material:​ ​None.
Copyright:​ ​Copyright​ ​is​ ​held​ ​by​ ​Traverse​ ​Area​ ​District​ ​Library​ ​unless
otherwise​ ​noted​ ​in​ ​the​ ​item​ ​record.
Processed​ ​By:​ ​Amy​ ​Barritt,​ ​2017

Traverse​ ​Area​ ​District​ ​Library,​ ​Woodmere
Local​ ​History​ ​Collections
Armour​ ​Estate,​ ​“The​ ​Timbers,”​ ​Photograph​ ​Collection,​ ​2

Abstract
Armour​ ​Estate,​ ​“The​ ​Timbers,”​ ​Photograph​ ​Collection​ ​contains​ ​82,​ ​8x10"​ ​sheet​ ​film​ ​negatives
and​ ​a​ ​small​ ​selection​ ​of​ ​prints​ ​of​ ​the​ ​Armour​ ​Estate,​ ​located​ ​on​ ​Long​ ​Lake​ ​in​ ​Long​ ​Lake
Township,​ ​Michigan.​ ​The​ ​bulk​ ​of​ ​the​ ​images​ ​are​ ​of​ ​the​ ​interior​ ​of​ ​the​ ​main​ ​building​ ​(also​ ​known
as​ ​the​ ​Mansion),​ ​photographed​ ​around​ ​1944.​ ​To
​ ​ ​market​ ​the​ ​Estate​ ​for​ ​sale,​ ​Traverse

City-based​ ​Send​ ​&​ ​Send​ ​Photographers​ ​were​ ​hired​ ​to​ ​take​ ​both​ ​interior​ ​and​ ​exterior
shots​ ​of​ ​the​ ​buildings.​​ ​The​ ​Armour​ ​Estate​ ​was​ ​built​ ​on​ ​a​ ​piece​ ​of​ ​lakefront​ ​property,​ ​long​ ​used
as​ ​a​ ​resort​ ​area​ ​called​ ​The​ ​Timbers,​ ​by​ ​J.​ ​Ogden​ ​Armour​ ​and​ ​Lola​ ​Spencer​ ​Sheldon​ ​Armour​ ​in
1919.​ ​The​ ​architect​ ​was​ ​Arthur​ ​Heun.

Subject​ ​Terms

Armour,​ ​J.​ ​Ogden​ ​(Jonathan​ ​Ogden),​ ​1863-1927
Armour,​ ​Lola​ ​Spencer​ ​Sheldon,​ ​1869-1953
Heun,​ ​Arthur

Scope​ ​and​ ​Content​ ​Note
Collection​ ​contains​ ​primarily​ ​8x10”​ ​sheet​ ​film​ ​negatives,​ ​and​ ​a​ ​small​ ​selection​ ​of​ ​prints,
documenting​ ​the​ ​interior​ ​and​ ​exterior​ ​of​ ​buildings​ ​on​ ​the​ ​Armour​ ​Estate​ ​at​ ​“The​ ​Timber”
in​ ​Long​ ​Lake​ ​Township,​ ​Michigan.​ ​The​ ​main​ ​building,​ ​known​ ​as​ ​the​ ​Mansion,​ ​is​ ​the
primary​ ​subject.
Accession​ ​and​ ​Arrangement​ ​Note

Collection​ ​inherited​ ​from​ ​the​ ​Traverse​ ​Area​ ​Historical​ ​Society,​ ​and​ ​is​ ​comprised​ ​of​ t​ wo​ ​different

accessions.​ ​One​ ​is​ ​a​ ​set​ ​of​ ​prints,​ ​original​ ​call​ ​number​ ​718.000001.63,​ ​had​ ​been
combined​ ​with​ ​a​ ​number​ ​of​ ​prints​ ​of​ ​the​ ​Perry​ ​Hannah​ ​House,​ ​Sixth​ ​Street,​ ​Traverse
City,​ ​for​ ​reasons​ ​unknown.​ ​The​ ​other​ ​is​ ​a​ ​set​ ​of​ ​negatives​ ​that​ ​was​ ​never​ ​accessioned.

Traverse​ ​Area​ ​District​ ​Library,​ ​Woodmere
Local​ ​History​ ​Collections
Armour​ ​Estate,​ ​“The​ ​Timbers,”​ ​Photograph​ ​Collection,​ ​3

Container​ ​No.​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​Description
Box​ ​1
2017.2.1
Interior​ ​image​ ​of​ ​two​ ​twin​ ​beds​ ​of​ ​Grecian​ ​design,​ ​bedside​ ​table​ ​with​ ​stork
lamp​ ​between​ ​the​ ​beds.​ ​Appears​ ​to​ ​be​ ​a​ ​bathroom​ ​off​ ​the​ ​bedroom​ ​ ​on​ ​the​ ​left-hand
side​ ​of​ ​the​ ​image.
2017.2.2
Interior​ ​image​ ​of​ ​what​ ​looks​ ​like​ ​a​ ​card​ ​room.​ ​Bay​ ​window,​ ​two​ ​easy
chairs,​ ​two​ ​tables​ ​with​ ​lamps.​ ​Foreground​ ​left,​ ​card​ ​table​ ​with​ ​chair.​ ​Foreground​ ​right,
easy​ ​chair​ ​or​ ​small​ ​sofa.
2017.2.3
Interior​ ​image​ ​of​ ​what​ ​looks​ ​like​ ​a​ ​dining​ ​room,​ ​with​ ​middle​ ​ground
dining/extension​ ​table.​ ​ ​In​ ​the​ ​center​ ​of​ ​the​ ​table,​ ​what​ ​looks​ ​like​ ​a​ ​Grecian​ ​bowl.
Foreground​ ​right,​ ​fireplace​ ​with​ ​andirons.​ ​ ​Bird​ ​statues​ ​on​ ​the​ ​mantel​ ​with​ ​a​ ​clock.​ ​Right
background,​ ​two​ ​additional​ ​dining​ ​chairs​ ​and​ ​side​ ​door.​ ​Center​ ​background,​ ​bay​ ​window
with​ ​small​ ​writing​ ​desk​ ​and​ ​chair,​ ​small​ ​lamp,​ ​wastebasket.​ ​Left​ ​background,
upholstered​ ​arm​ ​chair​ ​and​ ​two​ ​wall​ ​hangings.
2017.2.4
Interior​ ​image​ ​of​ ​a​ ​bedroom.​ ​Two​ ​separate​ ​twin​ ​beds.​ ​Left​ ​background,
easy​ ​chair,​ ​small​ ​table​ ​and​ ​table​ ​lamp​ ​with​ ​dishes​ ​and​ ​bottles​ ​on​ ​it.​ ​ ​One​ ​wall​ ​hanging
and​ ​one​ ​sconce.​ ​Center​ ​background,​ ​bay​ ​window​ ​with​ ​curtains.​ ​In​ ​the​ ​bay​ ​window,​ ​a
dressing​ ​table​ ​with​ ​a​ ​mirrored​ ​background,​ ​two​ ​small​ ​lamps,​ ​toiletries,​ ​and​ ​a​ ​small​ ​chair.
Right​ ​background,​ ​sconce​ ​and​ ​wastebasket.​ ​ ​Midground​ ​right,​ ​four​ ​drawer​ ​dresser​ ​with
figurines​ ​and​ ​a​ ​dish​ ​on​ ​top.​ ​Wall​ ​mirror​ ​behind.​ ​ ​Right​ ​foreground,​ ​side​ ​chair​ ​and​ ​wall
hanging.
2017.2.5
Interior​ ​image​ ​of​ ​a​ ​living​ ​room.​ ​Left​ ​foreground,​ ​easy​ ​chair,​ ​game​ ​table.
Right​ ​middle​ ​ground,​ ​side​ ​table/desk,​ ​with​ ​end​ ​chair,​ ​stool,​ ​second​ ​end​ ​chair.​ ​On​ ​the
table,​ ​books​ ​and​ ​bookends.​ ​Glass​ ​dishes,​ ​small​ ​lamp.​ ​ ​Above​ ​the​ ​table,​ ​a​ ​painting.
Above​ ​that,​ ​a​ ​sundial​ ​clock.​ ​Left​ ​background​ ​corner,​ ​double​ ​sconce.​ ​Window​ ​with
drapes,​ ​side​ ​chair​ ​with​ ​arms.​ ​Left​ ​background,​ ​writing​ ​table,​ ​side​ ​armchair.​ ​On​ ​the
writing​ ​table,​ ​picture,​ ​dish,​ ​figurine​ ​and​ ​small​ ​lamp.​ ​ ​Above​ ​the​ ​desk,​ ​a​ ​smal​ ​painting.
Mid​ ​background,a​ ​curtained​ ​French​ ​door​ ​leading​ ​into​ ​another​ ​room,​ ​framed​ ​with​ ​two
bookcases​ ​on​ ​either​ ​side,​ ​storage​ ​cabinet​ ​beneath.​ ​ ​Right​ ​background,​ ​easy​ ​chair,​ ​floor
lamp,​ ​curtained​ ​window​ ​with​ ​blinds,​ ​another​ ​double​ ​sconce.​ ​Right​ ​midground,​ ​a
three-seat​ ​sofa,​ ​glass​ ​coffee​ ​table,​ ​glass​ ​side​ ​table​ ​with​ ​lamp,​ ​fireplace​ ​with​ ​andirons,
mantelpiece​ ​with​ ​figurines,​ ​behind​ ​which​ ​is​ ​a​ ​mirror.​ ​ ​Right​ ​foreground,​ ​side​ ​chair,​ ​a​ ​side
table​ ​with​ ​ash​ ​tray,​ ​and​ ​an​ ​easy​ ​chair.

Traverse​ ​Area​ ​District​ ​Library,​ ​Woodmere
Local​ ​History​ ​Collections
Armour​ ​Estate,​ ​“The​ ​Timbers,”​ ​Photograph​ ​Collection,​ ​4

2017.2.6
Interior​ ​image​ ​of​ ​a​ ​bedroom​ ​with​ ​two​ ​separate​ ​twin​ ​beds,​ ​small​ ​trestle
tables​ ​at​ ​each​ ​foot,​ ​side​ ​table​ ​between.​ ​Bureau​ ​to​ ​the​ ​far​ ​left,​ ​dressing​ ​table​ ​to​ ​the​ ​right
foreground,​ ​two​ ​lamps​ ​on​ ​the​ ​dressing​ ​table​ ​and​ ​bench.​ ​Easy​ ​chair​ ​with​ ​floor​ ​lamp,
windows​ ​on​ ​the​ ​right​ ​and​ ​the​ ​left;​ ​a​ ​small​ ​window​ ​overhead​ ​on​ ​back​ ​wall.​ ​ ​Two​ ​wall
sconces,​ ​two​ ​wallhangings,​ ​two​ ​mirrors.
2017.2.7
Interior​ ​image​ ​of​ ​a​ ​bathroom.​ ​Tub​ ​and​ ​shower,​ ​three​ ​small​ ​windows​ ​in​ ​the
background,​ ​side​ ​chair,​ ​dressing​ ​table​ ​with​ ​a​ ​foot​ ​stool.
2017.2.8
Interior​ ​image​ ​of​ ​another​ ​angle​ ​of​ ​the​ ​room​ ​in​ ​ ​2017.2.2,​ ​showing​ ​small
table​ ​with​ ​two​ ​end​ ​chairs.​ ​Against​ ​the​ ​back​ ​wall​ ​two​ ​side​ ​chairs,​ ​behind​ ​that​ ​a​ ​window,
two​ ​wall​ ​sconces,​ ​wall​ ​painting.​ ​To​ ​the​ ​left,​ ​three-drawer​ ​bureau,​ ​two​ ​lamps,​ ​mirror.​ ​Far
left,​ ​French​ ​door​ ​and​ ​what​ ​looks​ ​like​ ​a​ ​side​ ​cart​ ​on​ ​wheels.
2017.2.9
Exterior​ ​image​ ​of​ ​the​ ​boathouse.​ ​Right​ ​right,​ ​pier/walkway.​ ​Woods​ ​in​ ​the
background.
2017.2.10
Exterior​ ​image​ ​of​ ​a​ ​guest​ ​house.​ ​L-shaped,​ ​surrounded​ ​by​ ​trees.​ ​Five
windows​ ​above-ground,​ ​three​ ​at​ ​basement​ ​level;​ ​entry​ ​to​ ​the​ ​left.
2017.2.11
Exterior​ ​image​ ​of​ ​a​ ​barn​ ​or​ ​garage.​ ​Three​ ​windows,​ ​side​ ​entrance;​ ​lower
level​ ​bulkhead,​ ​topped​ ​with​ ​a​ ​cupola,​ ​base​ ​surrounded​ ​by​ ​stone​ ​wall.
2017.2.12
Exterior​ ​image​ ​of​ ​an​ ​electric​ ​tower,​ ​power​ ​lines,​ ​leading​ ​to​ ​a​ ​small​ ​power
house,​ ​surrounded​ ​by​ ​woods.
2017.2.13
Exterior​ ​image​ ​of​ ​a​ ​storage​ ​barn.​ ​Long​ ​building,​ ​six​ ​windows,​ ​middle
bowed​ ​forward.​ ​In​ ​the​ ​background,​ ​stone​ ​wall​ ​gate.​ ​ ​In​ ​the​ ​foreground,​ ​pieces​ ​of​ ​a
fence.
2017.2.14
Exterior​ ​image​ ​of​ ​building​ ​in​ ​2017.2.11,​ ​double-door​ ​entrance​ ​to​ ​small
barn​ ​or​ ​garage,​ ​that​ ​has​ ​a​ ​polyhedron​ ​shape.
2017.2.15
Exterior​ ​image​ ​of​ ​a​ ​storehouse/garage,​ ​with​ ​five​ ​double-door​ ​openings,
stone​ ​gatepost.​ ​In​ ​the​ ​background,​ ​power​ ​lines,​ ​retaining​ ​wall,​ ​and​ ​trees.
2017.2.16
Exterior​ ​image​ ​of​ ​a​ ​guest​ ​house​ ​or​ ​groundskeepers’​ ​house;​ ​L-shaped,
screened​ ​in​ ​porch,​ ​stone​ ​foundation,​ ​stone​ ​steps,​ ​chimney.​ ​Surrounded​ ​by​ ​woods.

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Armour​ ​Estate,​ ​“The​ ​Timbers,”​ ​Photograph​ ​Collection,​ ​5

2017.2.17
Exterior​ ​image​ ​of​ ​entry​ ​to​ ​two-story​ ​house.​ ​Gated​ ​wooden​ ​fence,​ ​dirt​ ​path,
flower​ ​garden,​ ​surrounded​ ​by​ ​trees.
2017.2.18
Exterior​ ​image​ ​of​ ​perhaps​ ​a​ ​guest​ ​house.​ ​Stone​ ​walls,​ ​shuttered​ ​windows,
one​ ​bay​ ​window,​ ​one​ ​outset​ ​room​ ​with​ ​windows​ ​all​ ​around,​ ​lawn,​ ​surrounded​ ​by​ ​ferns
and​ ​trees.
2017.2.19
Interior​ ​image​ ​of​ ​a​ ​sitting​ ​room.​ ​French​ ​doors,​ ​one​ ​sofa,​ ​one​ ​wooden
loveseat,​ ​two​ ​easy​ ​chairs,​ ​three​ ​side​ ​chairs,​ ​three​ ​side​ ​tables,​ ​wall​ ​sconces,​ ​background
bay​ ​window,​ ​and​ ​two​ ​sets​ ​of​ ​French​ ​doors​ ​on​ ​the​ ​right-hand​ ​side.
2017.2.20
Exterior​ ​image​ ​of​ ​a​ ​guest​ ​house.​ ​Stone​ ​and​ ​log​ ​construction,​ ​stone
chimney,​ ​all​ ​exterior​ ​windows​ ​have​ ​shutters,​ ​surrounded​ ​by​ ​trees.​ ​Exterior​ ​entrance
through​ ​what​ ​looks​ ​like​ ​a​ ​screen​ ​porch;​ ​interior​ ​entrance​ ​through​ ​French​ ​doors.
2017.2.21
Exterior​ ​image​ ​of​ ​the​ ​main​ ​boat​ ​house​ ​from​ ​the​ ​water.​ ​A​ ​photograph​ ​of
this​ ​image​ ​is​ ​printed​ ​and​ ​is​ ​in​ ​the​ ​collection​ ​entitled,​ ​“The​ ​Armour​ ​Estate:​ ​The​ ​Timbers
Long​ ​Lake.”​ ​ ​Two​ ​boat​ ​slips​ ​and​ ​piers.
2017.2.22
Interior​ ​image​ ​of​ ​a​ ​bedroom.​ ​Two​ ​twin​ ​beds,​ ​easy​ ​chair,​ ​dressing​ ​table
with​ ​stool;​ ​side​ ​stool,​ ​dresser,​ ​small​ ​lamps,​ ​and​ ​three​ ​small​ ​windows.​ ​Wall​ ​hangings​ ​are
on​ ​the​ ​wall.
2017.2.23
Interior​ ​image​ ​of​ ​a​ ​bedroom.​ ​Two​ ​twin​ ​beds,​ ​table​ ​between.​ ​Easy​ ​chair
with​ ​floor​ ​lamps,​ ​wall​ ​hangings,​ ​side​ ​window.
2017.2.24
Interior​ ​image​ ​of​ ​a​ ​bedroom.​ ​Two​ ​twin​ ​beds,​ ​Grecian​ ​design.​ ​Right​ ​rear
closet​ ​door;​ ​side​ ​window,​ ​dressing​ ​table​ ​with​ ​stool.​ ​Left​ ​rear,​ ​door​ ​to​ ​hallway.​ ​ ​Small
table​ ​between​ ​beds.
2017.2.25
Interior​ ​image​ ​of​ ​a​ ​sitting​ ​room​ ​also​ ​referenced​ ​in​ ​images​ ​2017.2.2​ ​and
2017.2.8.​ ​Table​ ​and​ ​two​ ​end​ ​chairs,​ ​two​ ​arm​ ​chairs,​ ​three​ ​side​ ​chairs,​ ​two​ ​glass​ ​top
tables.​ ​Two​ ​other​ ​side​ ​tables​ ​with​ ​lamps,​ ​small​ ​dresser​ ​with​ ​lamp,​ ​two​ ​side​ ​windows.​ ​In
the​ ​background,​ ​a​ ​bay​ ​window​ ​with​ ​radiator.
2017.2.26
Interior​ ​image​ ​of​ ​a​ ​bedroom.​ ​Single​ ​bed.​ ​Dressing​ ​table​ ​with​ ​bench,​ ​easy
chair,​ ​corner​ ​cabinet,​ ​side​ ​table.​ ​Smalll​ ​bookshelf​ ​above​ ​bed;​ ​wall​ ​hangings.​ ​On​ ​the
dressing​ ​table,​ ​two​ ​small​ ​lamps;​ ​above​ ​that,​ ​a​ ​mirror.

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2017.2.27
Interior​ ​image​ ​of​ ​a​ ​Oriental-style​ ​dining​ ​room.​ ​Features​ ​include​ ​long​ ​table
with​ ​runner,​ ​fireplace,​ ​empty​ ​hutch,​ ​Japanese​ ​screen,​ ​Oriental​ ​print​ ​over​ ​the​ ​fireplace;
alcove​ ​with​ ​a​ ​breakfast​ ​table,​ ​side​ ​chairs,​ ​lamp.
2017.2.28
Interior​ ​image​ ​of​ ​a​ ​living​ ​room/sitting​ ​room.​ ​Sets​ ​of​ ​arm​ ​chairs,​ ​bookcases,
a​ ​writing​ ​desk,​ ​side​ ​table,​ ​sconces,​ ​multiple​ ​lamps,​ ​end​ ​tables​ ​with​ ​lamps,​ ​fireplace​ ​and
andirons,
2017.2.29
Interior​ ​image​ ​of​ ​a​ ​dining​ ​room.​ ​Dining​ ​table​ ​with​ ​six​ ​chairs​ ​and​ ​a​ ​runner.
Oriental​ ​theme;​ ​large​ ​Japanese​ ​print​ ​on​ ​the​ ​wall,​ ​maybe​ ​a​ ​tapestry.​ ​Side​ ​alcove​ ​with
second​ ​oval​ ​table,​ ​two​ ​end​ ​chairs,​ ​four-drawer​ ​dresser,​ ​exterior​ ​window,​ ​side​ ​chair;
beneath​ ​print,​ ​a​ ​banquet​ ​table/​ ​groaning​ ​board.​ ​A​ ​parrot​ ​on​ ​a​ ​perch​ ​is​ ​in​ ​the​ ​center​ ​of
the​ ​picture.
2017.2.30
Exterior​ ​photograph​ ​of​ ​stables​ ​or​ ​garage.​ ​Stone​ ​and​ ​log​ ​construction;
three​ ​double-doors,​ ​back​ ​entrance​ ​to​ ​another​ ​building​ ​of​ ​stone​ ​and​ ​log​ ​construction.
2017.2.31
Interior​ ​image​ ​of​ ​an​ ​entryway.​ ​Large​ ​radiator,​ ​two​ ​side​ ​chairs​ ​around​ ​a
heavy​ ​chest.​ ​Model​ ​ship​ ​high​ ​on​ ​the​ ​wall,​ ​iron​ ​candleabra​ ​with​ ​electric​ ​lights,​ ​French
doors​ ​to​ ​the​ ​left;​ ​alcoves​ ​for​ ​statues​ ​of​ ​what​ ​looks​ ​like​ ​two​ ​saints.​ ​Large​ ​three-part
window,​ ​wooden​ ​settee​ ​and​ ​small​ ​side​ ​table.
2017.2.32

Exterior​ ​image​ ​of​ ​greenhouse,​ ​garden,​ ​and​ ​potting​ ​shed.

2017.2.33
Exterior​ ​image​ ​of​ ​a​ ​patio​ ​and​ ​patio​ ​furniture.​ ​Glass​ ​table,​ ​a​ ​bell,​ ​a​ ​shrine,
surrounded​ ​by​ ​trees,​ ​garden,​ ​lawn.
2017.2.34
Exterior​ ​image​ ​of​ ​three​ ​large​ ​buildings:​ ​two​ ​large​ ​barns,​ ​two​ ​silos,​ ​stone
walls,​ ​stone​ ​gate.​ ​Cupola,​ ​weather​ ​vane.
2017.2.35
Interior​ ​image​ ​of​ ​living​ ​room.​ ​One​ ​couch,​ ​two​ ​or​ ​three​ ​easy​ ​chairs,​ ​side
chairs,​ ​glass​ ​coffee​ ​table,​ ​magazine​ ​rack,​ ​softa​ ​table​ ​with​ ​lamps​ ​and​ ​books,​ ​oval​ ​table
with​ ​books,​ ​photographs,​ ​many​ ​table​ ​lamps.​ ​On​ ​far​ ​wall,​ ​large​ ​Japanese​ ​print​ ​or
tapestry.​ ​Glass-door-bookcases.​ ​ ​On​ ​the​ ​far​ ​left​ ​side,​ ​double​ ​French​ ​doors.​ ​Fireplace
with​ ​andirons,​ ​framed​ ​on​ ​both​ ​sides​ ​with​ ​bookcases.​ ​Three​ ​Oriental​ ​figures​ ​on
mantelpiece​ ​and​ ​also​ ​a​ ​painting.​ ​Dresser​ ​in​ ​far​ ​back​ ​corner.​ ​Exposed​ ​beam
construction​ ​on​ ​ceiling.

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2017.2.36
Interior​ ​shot​ ​of​ ​a​ ​bathroom.​ ​Two​ ​cabinets,​ ​a​ ​coal​ ​heater​ ​(?)​ ​behind​ ​which
is​ ​an​ ​electric​ ​fan.​ ​On​ ​top​ ​of​ ​the​ ​cabinets​ ​are​ ​various​ ​containers.​ ​Walls​ ​are​ ​tiled.​ ​Ceramic
tub.​ ​ ​Room​ ​is​ ​wall​ ​papered.
2017.2.37
Exterior​ ​image​ ​of​ ​a​ ​group​ ​of​ ​rugs.​ ​ ​Six​ ​rugs;​ ​two​ ​ovals,​ ​four​ ​rectangular.
Log​ ​cabin​ ​construction​ ​building​ ​in​ ​the​ ​background.
2017.2.38
Interior​ ​image​ ​of​ ​a​ ​bedroom.​ ​Single​ ​bed,​ ​Grecian​ ​design.​ ​Arm​ ​chair,
highboy​ ​dresser,​ ​fireplace​ ​with​ ​andirons,​ ​dressing​ ​table​ ​with​ ​mirror;​ ​next​ ​to​ ​the​ ​bed​ ​a
side​ ​table​ ​with​ ​a​ ​lamp​ ​and​ ​a​ ​candle.​ ​A​ ​corner​ ​secretary​ ​with​ ​a​ ​chair​ ​and​ ​a​ ​wastebasket.
2017.2.39
Interior​ ​image​ ​of​ ​a​ ​bedroom​ ​(?)​ ​Perhaps​ ​that’s​ ​a​ ​bed​ ​in​ ​the​ ​side​ ​right
corner.​ ​A​ ​side​ ​table​ ​with​ ​books​ ​and​ ​a​ ​small​ ​lamp;​ ​side​ ​chair​ ​at​ ​the​ ​foot​ ​of​ ​the​ ​bed,
dressing​ ​table​ ​with​ ​lovely​ ​globe​ ​lanterns,​ ​gilded​ ​mirror.​ ​Fireplace​ ​with​ ​andirons,​ ​small
closed​ ​secretary​ ​desk​ ​with​ ​chair;​ ​two​ ​side​ ​stools,​ ​a​ ​small​ ​side​ ​table,​ ​a​ ​wood​ ​carrier​ ​for
the​ ​fireplace.​ ​Tucked​ ​into​ ​the​ ​lower​ ​right​ ​hand​ ​corner,​ ​may​ ​be​ ​another​ ​bed.
2017.2.40
Interior​ ​image​ ​of​ ​a​ ​hallway​ ​inside​ ​the​ ​main​ ​house.​ ​ ​Large​ ​armoir,​ ​a​ ​quarter
table,​ ​a​ ​radiator,​ ​low​ ​bench,​ ​wall​ ​hanging;​ ​in​ ​the​ ​background,​ ​double​ ​doors​ ​to​ ​another
room.​ ​Also​ ​two​ ​doors​ ​to​ ​other​ ​rooms​ ​on​ ​the​ ​right.​ ​ ​In​ ​the​ ​far​ ​background,​ ​a​ ​covered
trestle​ ​table,​ ​two​ ​table​ ​lamps,​ ​and​ ​a​ ​mirror​ ​image​ ​of​ ​the​ ​photographer​ ​with​ ​his​ ​camera,
and​ ​a​ ​dresser.
2017.2.41
Interior​ ​image​ ​of​ ​a​ ​dining​ ​room.​ ​In​ ​the​ ​foreground,​ ​long​ ​table​ ​with​ ​middle
runner​ ​and​ ​silver​ ​service.​ ​Silver​ ​urn,​ ​silver​ ​coffee​ ​pot,​ ​silver​ ​servers​ ​and​ ​trays,​ ​and​ ​a
silver​ ​samovar.​ ​Candlesticks,​ ​various​ ​glass​ ​containers.​ ​ ​Back​ ​wall​ ​hutch​ ​with​ ​china.​ ​Wall
sconces,​ ​right​ ​hand​ ​side​ ​has​ ​a​ ​door​ ​heading​ ​to​ ​the​ ​outside​ ​garden.​ ​On​ ​the​ ​far​ ​left,​ ​a
Japanese​ ​screen.​ ​ ​At​ ​the​ ​table,​ ​one​ ​arm​ ​chair​ ​at​ ​the​ ​head.
2017.2.42
Exterior​ ​image​ ​of​ ​a​ ​view​ ​of​ ​the​ ​wooden​ ​boathouse.​ ​Five​ ​shuttered
windows​ ​below,​ ​and​ ​another​ ​five​ ​dormered​ ​windows​ ​above.​ ​Stone​ ​walkway​ ​and​ ​pier.
2017.2.43
Interior​ ​image​ ​of​ ​a​ ​bedroom.​ ​Two​ ​twin​ ​beds,​ ​two​ ​trestle​ ​tables​ ​at​ ​the​ ​end
of​ ​the​ ​beds,​ ​bench​ ​or​ ​footstool,​ ​tile​ ​fireplace​ ​with​ ​andirons,​ ​wicker​ ​wood​ ​carrier,​ ​circular
end​ ​table.​ ​In​ ​the​ ​far​ ​back​ ​corner,​ ​two​ ​doors,​ ​one​ ​closet​ ​and​ ​another​ ​a​ ​double​ ​Dutch
door.​ ​On​ ​the​ ​wall​ ​a​ ​small​ ​book​ ​shelf,​ ​Oriental​ ​ornaments​ ​on​ ​the​ ​mantel.​ ​Oriental​ ​wall
hangings​ ​and​ ​sconces.

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2017.2.44
Interior​ ​image​ ​of​ ​a​ ​bedroom.​ ​Two​ ​twin​ ​sleigh​ ​beds.​ ​Between​ ​them,​ ​one
small​ ​table​ ​with​ ​a​ ​lamp,​ ​on​ ​the​ ​far​ ​back​ ​right​ ​corner,​ ​a​ ​dressing​ ​table​ ​with​ ​two​ ​lamps
and​ ​a​ ​stool.​ ​In​ ​the​ ​back​ ​side,​ ​two​ ​windows​ ​above​ ​heaters;​ ​between​ ​the​ ​two​ ​windows​ ​a
writing​ ​desk,​ ​chair,​ ​mirror,​ ​and​ ​waste​ ​basket.​ ​ ​An​ ​easy​ ​chair,​ ​a​ ​dresser,​ ​fireplace​ ​with
screen​ ​and​ ​andirons,​ ​and​ ​a​ ​wicker​ ​wood​ ​carrier.
2017.2.45
Interior/exterior​ ​image​ ​of​ ​a​ ​porch​ ​or​ ​4-season​ ​room,​ ​with​ ​wrought​ ​iron:
chaise​ ​longe,chair,​ ​round​ ​table​ ​with​ ​small​ ​lamp,​ ​nested​ ​tables,​ ​and​ ​four​ ​toy​ ​cannons.
Walls​ ​look​ ​like​ ​the​ ​exterior​ ​of​ ​a​ ​log​ ​cabin​ ​house.​ ​In​ ​the​ ​background,​ ​French​ ​doors​ ​to​ ​an
interior​ ​room;​ ​another​ ​double​ ​door​ ​leads​ ​outside.
2017.2.46
Interior​ ​image​ ​of​ ​a​ ​closed-in​ ​porch.​ ​In​ ​the​ ​foreground,​ ​three​ ​arm​ ​chairs
and​ ​a​ ​hanging​ ​sofa​ ​swing​ ​or​ ​bed​ ​swing.​ ​In​ ​the​ ​back,​ ​French​ ​doors​ ​leading​ ​into​ ​the
house,​ ​a​ ​side​ ​table​ ​with​ ​a​ ​lamp.​ ​On​ ​the​ ​opposite​ ​side,​ ​another​ ​side​ ​table​ ​with​ ​objects.
Far​ ​background,​ ​three​ ​side​ ​chairs​ ​and​ ​a​ ​three-person​ ​sofa​ ​with​ ​end​ ​table.​ ​Small​ ​lamp,
large​ ​barometer,​ ​and​ ​large​ ​windows​ ​all​ ​around​ ​the​ ​room.
2017.2.47
Interior​ ​image​ ​of​ ​a​ ​bathroom.​ ​Glass​ ​door,​ ​zinc​ ​tub,​ ​sink​ ​with​ ​mirror​ ​and
sconces,​ ​a​ ​toilet,​ ​side​ ​chair,​ ​side​ ​table,​ ​a​ ​window,​ ​and​ ​in​ ​the​ ​right​ ​foreground,​ ​a​ ​dresser
topped​ ​with​ ​a​ ​silver​ ​ewer.
2017.2.48
Exterior​ ​image​ ​of​ ​guest​ ​houses.​ ​Stone​ ​and​ ​log​ ​construction​ ​with​ ​a​ ​stone
wall​ ​around​ ​the​ ​lawn.​ ​Larger​ ​house​ ​in​ ​back​ ​with​ ​a​ ​chimney,​ ​surrounded​ ​by​ ​forest.
2017.2.49
Interior​ ​image​ ​of​ ​a​ ​hallway​ ​with​ ​a​ ​carpet​ ​runner.​ ​In​ ​the​ ​foreground,​ ​a
dollhouse,​ ​and​ ​next​ ​to​ ​that,​ ​two​ ​bunkbeds​ ​for​ ​dolls.​ ​Small​ ​dresser​ ​on​ ​the​ ​left​ ​of​ ​the​ ​hall,
shelves​ ​off​ ​the​ ​hallway​ ​in​ ​an​ ​alcove,​ ​and​ ​way​ ​in​ ​the​ ​back,​ ​a​ ​door​ ​to​ ​another​ ​room.​ ​On
the​ ​side,​ ​two​ ​doors​ ​into​ ​two​ ​other​ ​rooms.
2017.2.50
Interior​ ​image​ ​of​ ​a​ ​bedroom.​ ​With​ ​a​ ​single​ ​sleigh​ ​bed,​ ​a​ ​chaise​ ​longe,
single​ ​armchair.​ ​To​ ​the​ ​right​ ​a​ ​low​ ​dresser.​ ​Background​ ​left​ ​a​ ​highboy​ ​dresser​ ​with​ ​a
jewelry​ ​chest​ ​on​ ​top.​ ​Far​ ​background,​ ​a​ ​bay​ ​window,​ ​and​ ​a​ ​secretary​ ​with​ ​a​ ​mirror.
Floor​ ​lamp,​ ​small​ ​table,​ ​table​ ​lamp.
2017.2.51
Interior​ ​image​ ​looking​ ​in​ ​from​ ​a​ ​porch,​ ​on​ ​the​ ​far​ ​back​ ​wall​ ​a​ ​double​ ​Dutch
door​ ​with​ ​a​ ​model​ ​ship​ ​above;​ ​on​ ​the​ ​right​ ​hand​ ​side​ ​wall,​ ​another​ ​set​ ​of​ ​double​ ​French
doors.​ ​ ​Inside​ ​the​ ​room,​ ​lower​ ​right​ ​foreground,​ ​a​ ​carpeted​ ​room​ ​with​ ​area​ ​rugs,​ ​coffee
table,​ ​sofa,​ ​and​ ​single​ ​chair​ ​with​ ​a​ ​half-round​ ​table​ ​against​ ​the​ ​wall​ ​with​ ​a​ ​small​ ​lamp.
On​ ​the​ ​left​ ​side​ ​foreground,​ ​overstuffed​ ​chair​ ​next​ ​to​ ​a​ ​side​ ​table​ ​with​ ​a​ ​lamp​ ​and

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portraits.​ ​Another​ ​side​ ​chair.​ ​Background:​ ​on​ ​the​ ​left,​ ​a​ ​fireplace​ ​with​ ​andirons​ ​and​ ​a
screen;​ ​a​ ​mantel​ ​with​ ​objects,​ ​behind​ ​which​ ​is​ ​a​ ​painting.​ ​In​ ​front​ ​of​ ​the​ ​fireplace,​ ​two
easy​ ​chairs,​ ​two​ ​floor​ ​lamps,​ ​a​ ​side​ ​table,​ ​and​ ​in​ ​the​ ​far​ ​back​ ​left​ ​corner​ ​an​ ​arm​ ​chair
and​ ​two​ ​small​ ​tables​ ​with​ ​a​ ​fan​ ​on​ ​one​ ​of​ ​them.​ ​The​ ​Dutch​ ​door​ ​has​ ​windows​ ​on​ ​each
side.
2017.2.52
Interior​ ​image​ ​looking​ ​out​ ​from​ ​one​ ​room​ ​to​ ​an​ ​enclosed​ ​sunroom.​ ​Two
double​ ​French​ ​doors;​ ​between​ ​them​ ​a​ ​side​ ​table​ ​with​ ​a​ ​lamp,​ ​books,​ ​and​ ​other​ ​objects.
Wall​ ​art;​ ​on​ ​the​ ​other​ ​side​ ​of​ ​the​ ​table,​ ​an​ ​easy​ ​chair​ ​and​ ​a​ ​side​ ​chair.​ ​Looking​ ​into​ ​the
sunroom,​ ​on​ ​the​ ​left,​ ​a​ ​chess​ ​table​ ​with​ ​two​ ​chairs,​ ​a​ ​room​ ​full​ ​of​ ​large​ ​easy​ ​chairs​ ​and
on​ ​the​ ​far​ ​right​ ​of​ ​the​ ​sun​ ​room​ ​a​ ​sofa,​ ​three​ ​floor​ ​lamps,​ ​and​ ​a​ ​side​ ​table​ ​with​ ​a​ ​lamp.
2017.2.53
Interior​ ​image​ ​of​ ​a​ ​hallway.​ ​Various​ ​works​ ​of​ ​art​ ​on​ ​the​ ​walls.​ ​An​ ​umbrella
stand,​ ​fire​ ​screen,​ ​electric​ ​fan,​ ​small​ ​sofa​ ​table,​ ​and​ ​a​ ​series​ ​of​ ​cabinet​ ​doors.​ ​Could​ ​be
a​ ​butler’s​ ​pantry?​ ​ ​End​ ​of​ ​the​ ​hallway​ ​two​ ​French​ ​doors​ ​open​ ​into​ ​another​ ​room.​ ​In​ ​the
other​ ​room​ ​there​ ​is​ ​a​ ​chair;​ ​against​ ​the​ ​wall​ ​a​ ​small​ ​table.
20017.2.54 Interior​ ​image​ ​of​ ​a​ ​bedroom.​ ​Two​ ​full-sized​ ​beds.​ ​Trestle​ ​tables​ ​at​ ​the​ ​foot;
side​ ​table,​ ​wall​ ​art.​ ​In​ ​the​ ​background​ ​a​ ​door​ ​into​ ​the​ ​bathroom.​ ​In​ ​that​ ​same​ ​corner,​ ​a
bench​ ​sofa.​ ​Against​ ​the​ ​wall​ ​a​ ​window​ ​and​ ​a​ ​small​ ​desk​ ​with​ ​a​ ​side​ ​chair.
2017.2.55
Exterior​ ​image​ ​of​ ​a​ ​patio​ ​with​ ​wrought​ ​iron:​ ​loveseat;​ ​glass-topped​ ​round
table;​ ​three​ ​armchairs.​ ​Background​ ​is​ ​the​ ​house,​ ​stone​ ​and​ ​log​ ​construction.
2017.2.56

Exterior​ ​image​ ​of​ ​the​ ​greenhouse,​ ​potting​ ​shed,​ ​and​ ​gated​ ​garden.

2017.2.57
Exterior​ ​image​ ​of​ ​the​ ​barn​ ​with​ ​large​ ​double​ ​doors​ ​open.​ ​Gambrolled​ ​roof,
cupola,​ ​and​ ​weather​ ​vane.
2017.2.58

Exterior​ ​image​ ​of​ ​barn​ ​with​ ​connected​ ​silo.​ ​Small​ ​annex​ ​building.

2017.2.59
Interior​ ​image​ ​of​ ​a​ ​bedroom.​ ​Two​ ​twin​ ​sleigh​ ​beds.​ ​Fireplace​ ​with
andirons.​ ​Objects​ ​on​ ​the​ ​mantel.​ ​Wall​ ​art,​ ​sconces,​ ​one​ ​easy​ ​chair,​ ​table​ ​at​ ​foot​ ​of​ ​bed.
Small​ ​writing​ ​table​ ​with​ ​mirror​ ​on​ ​the​ ​wall​ ​above.

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2017.2.60
Interior​ ​image​ ​of​ ​a​ ​large​ ​room​ ​with​ ​sofa​ ​swing.​ ​Six​ ​easy​ ​chairs,​ ​side​ ​table
with​ ​objects.​ ​In​ ​the​ ​background​ ​a​ ​small​ ​desk​ ​with​ ​a​ ​chair.​ ​To​ ​the​ ​left,​ ​French​ ​doors​ ​and
in​ ​the​ ​far​ ​background,​ ​a​ ​glassed-in​ ​exhibit​ ​case.​ ​French​ ​doors​ ​lead​ ​into​ ​an​ ​entryway
which​ ​is​ ​tiled.​ ​Other​ ​side​ ​of​ ​that​ ​has​ ​French​ ​doors​ ​that​ ​lead​ ​to​ ​another​ ​room​ ​with​ ​a​ ​table
and​ ​a​ ​vase.​ ​ ​The​ ​entryway​ ​also​ ​has​ ​a​ ​tall​ ​cabinet.
2017.2.61

Exterior​ ​image​ ​of​ ​the​ ​Timbers​ ​from​ ​the​ ​front​ ​driveway.

2017.2.62

Exterior​ ​image​ ​of​ ​patio​ ​and​ ​two​ ​oriental​ ​rugs.​ ​Building​ ​of​ ​log​ ​cabin​ ​design.

2017.2.63
Interior​ ​image​ ​of​ ​a​ ​bathroom.​ ​Perhaps​ ​taken​ ​from​ ​the​ ​tub?​ ​ ​Shows​ ​the
toilet,​ ​sink,​ ​side​ ​tables,​ ​side​ ​chair,​ ​window​ ​with​ ​shade​ ​drawn,​ ​mirror.
2017.2.64
Interior​ ​image​ ​of​ ​a​ ​bedroom.​ ​Single​ ​bed,​ ​sleigh​ ​design.​ ​Dressing​ ​table​ ​with
bench,​ ​bed​ ​has​ ​a​ ​small​ ​side​ ​table.​ ​Dressing​ ​table,​ ​two​ ​lamps,​ ​mirror​ ​over​ ​the​ ​table.​ ​One
single​ ​window​ ​over​ ​a​ ​heater;​ ​easy​ ​chair​ ​with​ ​floor​ ​lamp,​ ​one​ ​corner​ ​shelf​ ​with​ ​books.
Fireplace​ ​with​ ​andirons.​ ​Mantel​ ​with​ ​figurines.​ ​Wall​ ​art.​ ​Wood​ ​carrier.​ ​On​ ​the​ ​right​ ​side,
bay​ ​window​ ​with​ ​small​ ​three-tiered​ ​table​ ​and​ ​a​ ​footstool.
2017.2.65
Interior​ ​image​ ​of​ ​a​ ​bedroom.​ ​One​ ​single​ ​bed.​ ​To​ ​the​ ​right,​ ​a​ ​side​ ​table,
arm​ ​chair.​ ​To​ ​the​ ​far​ ​left,​ ​a​ ​fireplace​ ​screen​ ​and​ ​wood​ ​carrier.​ ​Oriental​ ​area​ ​rug​ ​on​ ​wood
floor.​ ​In​ ​the​ ​background​ ​a​ ​sofa,​ ​an​ ​Oriental​ ​screen,​ ​two​ ​exterior​ ​doors​ ​and​ ​a​ ​closet.
2017.2.66
Interior​ ​image​ ​of​ ​a​ ​porch​ ​or​ ​sunroom​ ​with​ ​a​ ​fireplace.​ ​Tiled​ ​fireplace,
mantel,​ ​figurines​ ​in​ ​the​ ​mantel,​ ​and​ ​a​ ​mirror.​ ​One​ ​sofa,​ ​two​ ​large​ ​easy​ ​chairs,​ ​two​ ​side
chairs,​ ​three​ ​side​ ​tables,​ ​a​ ​low​ ​bench.​ ​In​ ​the​ ​back​ ​corner,​ ​a​ ​table​ ​with​ ​a​ ​radio​ ​on​ ​it.​ ​One
table​ ​lamp;​ ​wall​ ​sconces.​ ​ ​Windows​ ​with​ ​blinds​ ​and​ ​french​ ​doors​ ​leading​ ​outside.
2017.2.67
Interior​ ​image​ ​of​ ​a​ ​bathroom​ ​from​ ​the​ ​tub.​ ​Shows​ ​the​ ​toilet,​ ​sink,​ ​side​ ​table
with​ ​glass​ ​top,​ ​side​ ​chair,​ ​mirror​ ​with​ ​toiletry​ ​shelf​ ​and​ ​medicine​ ​cabinet.​ ​In​ ​the
background,​ ​a​ ​make-up​ ​table​ ​underneath​ ​a​ ​window.
2017.2.68
Interior​ ​image​ ​of​ ​a​ ​bathroom.​ ​Tile​ ​floor​ ​and​ ​walls,​ ​three​ ​area​ ​rugs,​ ​side
chair,​ ​a​ ​low​ ​chest,​ ​bowls​ ​and​ ​glasses,​ ​a​ ​monogrammed​ ​clothes​ ​hamper.​ ​A​ ​sink​ ​with​ ​a
mirror,​ ​sconces.​ ​In​ ​the​ ​background​ ​a​ ​small​ ​window​ ​and​ ​to​ ​the​ ​far​ ​left,​ ​a​ ​door​ ​with​ ​a
full-length​ ​mirror.

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2017.2.69
Interior​ ​image​ ​of​ ​a​ ​bathroom.​ ​ ​Half-tiled​ ​walls,​ ​tiled​ ​floor,​ ​two​ ​area​ ​rugs.​ ​In
the​ ​right​ ​foreground,​ ​a​ ​dresser​ ​and​ ​an​ ​exterior​ ​door.​ ​A​ ​trestle​ ​table,​ ​a​ ​sink,​ ​a​ ​toilet,​ ​a
mirror​ ​with​ ​glass​ ​shelves​ ​and​ ​a​ ​wall​ ​telephone​ ​or​ ​intercom?​ ​ ​A​ ​set-in​ ​tub,​ ​all​ ​tile.
2017.2.70
Interior​ ​image​ ​of​ ​a​ ​bedroom.​ ​On​ ​the​ ​left​ ​side,​ ​an​ ​armless​ ​chair.​ ​A​ ​table,​ ​a
fireplace​ ​with​ ​bellows​ ​and​ ​andirons.​ ​A​ ​mantel​ ​with​ ​figurines.​ ​Above​ ​that,​ ​a​ ​picture;​ ​a​ ​wall
shelf​ ​with​ ​a​ ​book​ ​entitled,​ ​Great​ ​Laughter​.​ ​An​ ​armchair,​ ​a​ ​desk​ ​with​ ​a​ ​stool,​ ​an​ ​open
closet.​ ​The​ ​back​ ​wall​ ​has​ ​a​ ​window,​ ​a​ ​dresser,​ ​a​ ​mirror,​ ​a​ ​side​ ​chair.
2017.2.71
Interior​ ​image​ ​of​ ​a​ ​bathroom.​ ​Half-tiled​ ​walls,​ ​half​ ​wall​ ​paper.​ ​One​ ​area
rug;​ ​tiled​ ​floor.​ ​ ​Sink,​ ​toiletries,​ ​toothbrushes,​ ​wall​ ​mirror​ ​with​ ​shelf,​ ​wall-mounted
cabinet,​ ​tiled​ ​round​ ​corner​ ​shelf,​ ​a​ ​low​ ​table,​ ​and​ ​a​ ​door​ ​into​ ​the​ ​hallway.
2017.2.72
Interior​ ​image​ ​of​ ​a​ ​bedroom,​ ​two​ ​area​ ​rugs,​ ​two​ ​stand-alone​ ​side​ ​chairs,
sleigh​ ​twin​ ​bed,​ ​short​ ​chest​ ​of​ ​drawers,​ ​larger​ ​highboy​ ​chest​ ​of​ ​drawers,​ ​books​ ​on​ ​the
wall​ ​and​ ​on​ ​the​ ​low​ ​dresser.​ ​In​ ​the​ ​background​ ​a​ ​sofa​ ​next​ ​to​ ​an​ ​arch​ ​leading​ ​to​ ​another
room​ ​where​ ​a​ ​door​ ​is​ ​open​ ​that​ ​leads​ ​to​ ​another​ ​hallway.
2017.2.73
Interior​ ​image​ ​of​ ​what​ ​might​ ​be​ ​a​ ​bedroom.​ ​Left​ ​side,​ ​tall​ ​closets.​ ​Right
side,​ ​small​ ​table​ ​with​ ​two​ ​chairs,​ ​table​ ​lamp,​ ​tray​ ​full​ ​of​ ​drinking​ ​glasses​ ​and​ ​an​ ​ice
bucket,​ ​the​ ​back​ ​of​ ​a​ ​folding​ ​screen.​ ​In​ ​the​ ​background,​ ​a​ ​small​ ​chest​ ​of​ ​drawers​ ​with
objects​ ​on​ ​it,​ ​a​ ​closet​ ​door,​ ​and​ ​on​ ​the​ ​wall​ ​behind​ ​the​ ​side​ ​table,​ ​two​ ​windows​ ​onto​ ​a
sunroom​ ​or​ ​porch.
2017.2.74
Interior​ ​image​ ​of​ ​an​ ​outdoor​ ​alcove​ ​or​ ​closed-in​ ​porch.​ ​Log​ ​and​ ​stone
construction,​ ​beamed​ ​ceilings,​ ​one​ ​area​ ​rug​ ​on​ ​tile.​ ​In​ ​the​ ​foreground​ ​an​ ​armchair,
triangular​ ​side​ ​table​ ​with​ ​small​ ​lamp,​ ​two​ ​windows​ ​with​ ​blinds,​ ​and​ ​in​ ​front​ ​of​ ​the
windows​ ​a​ ​hanging​ ​bed​ ​swing​ ​with​ ​pillows.
2017.2.75
Interior​ ​image​ ​of​ ​a​ ​bathroom.​ ​Tiled​ ​floor,​ ​half-tiled​ ​wall,​ ​bathtub​ ​on​ ​the
right.​ ​Ceramic​ ​tub,​ ​tiled​ ​walls.​ ​Background--dressing​ ​table,​ ​stool,​ ​two​ ​small​ ​lamps,​ ​a
mirror,​ ​and​ ​two​ ​windows.​ ​To​ ​the​ ​right​ ​of​ ​that,​ ​a​ ​door​ ​with​ ​a​ ​full-length​ ​mirror.
2017.2.76

Exterior​ ​image​ ​of​ ​a​ ​storage​ ​shed​ ​or​ ​barn​ ​with​ ​three​ ​double-door​ ​openings.

2017.2.77
Interior​ ​image​ ​of​ ​a​ ​small​ ​dining​ ​room.​ ​Two​ ​armed​ ​end-chairs,​ ​table​ ​with
trestle​ ​legs​ ​and​ ​a​ ​Grecian​ ​bowl​ ​on​ ​top.​ ​Back​ ​wall​ ​has​ ​two​ ​windows​ ​and​ ​a​ ​radiator.​ ​On
the​ ​wall,​ ​sconces;​ ​between​ ​the​ ​windows​ ​a​ ​table​ ​with​ ​a​ ​radio.​ ​Back​ ​left--a​ ​side​ ​chair​ ​and
a​ ​hutch​ ​with​ ​glass​ ​and​ ​closed​ ​cabinet​ ​doors.

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2017.2.78
Interior​ ​image​ ​of​ ​a​ ​bedroom.​ ​Two​ ​twin​ ​beds.​ ​Left​ ​hand​ ​side,​ ​dresser,​ ​wall
sconces,​ ​a​ ​closet​ ​door,​ ​a​ ​rocking​ ​chair.​ ​In​ ​the​ ​background​ ​inside​ ​a​ ​bay​ ​window,​ ​a
dressing​ ​table​ ​with​ ​two​ ​lamps​ ​and​ ​a​ ​stool.​ ​Dressing​ ​table​ ​also​ ​could​ ​be​ ​a​ ​desk​ ​as​ ​it​ ​has
many​ ​drawers.​ ​There​ ​is​ ​also​ ​an​ ​upholstered​ ​side​ ​chair.​ ​ ​On​ ​the​ ​right​ ​wall,​ ​a​ ​window​ ​with
a​ ​table​ ​and​ ​table​ ​lamp.
2017.2.79
Interior​ ​image​ ​of​ ​a​ ​large​ ​room.​ ​Center​ ​ground​ ​a​ ​fireplace,​ ​andirons,​ ​a
screen.​ ​Above​ ​the​ ​fireplace,​ ​a​ ​tapestry​ ​or​ ​curtains.​ ​On​ ​either​ ​side​ ​of​ ​the​ ​fireplace​ ​there
are​ ​two​ ​pedastal​ ​tables​ ​with​ ​large​ ​urns.​ ​To​ ​the​ ​right​ ​corner,​ ​a​ ​double​ ​Dutch​ ​door​ ​leading
out​ ​of​ ​the​ ​room.​ ​To​ ​the​ ​left​ ​of​ ​the​ ​fireplace​ ​a​ ​double​ ​window.​ ​Above​ ​that,​ ​a​ ​model​ ​of​ ​a
ship,​ ​hammer-beam​ ​ceiling,​ ​wrought​ ​iron​ ​chandelier.​ ​Along​ ​the​ ​left​ ​background​ ​in​ ​front
of​ ​the​ ​window,​ ​a​ ​trestle​ ​table​ ​with​ ​a​ ​covering,​ ​a​ ​table​ ​lamp,​ ​Windsor​ ​chair,​ ​a​ ​wall​ ​alcove
with​ ​a​ ​figure,​ ​a​ ​curtained​ ​large​ ​window​ ​and​ ​a​ ​bench.​ ​A​ ​large​ ​area​ ​rug​ ​on​ ​tile.
2017.2.80
Interior​ ​image​ ​of​ ​a​ ​bedroom.​ ​Two​ ​area​ ​rugs,​ ​a​ ​double​ ​bed.​ ​On​ ​the​ ​left,​ ​a
four-drawer​ ​dresser,​ ​a​ ​side​ ​chair,​ ​a​ ​wall​ ​mirror,​ ​two​ ​small​ ​lamps.​ ​In​ ​the​ ​background​ ​a
wall​ ​with​ ​two​ ​windows​ ​and​ ​radiators.​ ​On​ ​the​ ​left,​ ​a​ ​rocking​ ​chair,​ ​a​ ​dressing​ ​table​ ​with
two​ ​lamps,​ ​a​ ​stool,​ ​and​ ​a​ ​mirror​ ​on​ ​the​ ​wall.​ ​Wall​ ​art​ ​and​ ​sconces.​ ​Back​ ​right​ ​corner,​ ​a
small​ ​tired​ ​corner​ ​table​ ​and​ ​an​ ​arm​ ​chair.
2017.2.81
Interior​ ​image​ ​of​ ​a​ ​bedroom​ ​with​ ​two​ ​twin​ ​beds.​ ​Left​ ​side,​ ​armchair​ ​with​ ​a
stool.​ ​Back​ ​wall,​ ​a​ ​dresser​ ​with​ ​a​ ​mirror,​ ​objects​ ​on​ ​the​ ​dresser.​ ​Also​ ​three​ ​windows
beneath​ ​which​ ​is​ ​a​ ​radiator​ ​and​ ​another​ ​stool.​ ​Wall​ ​art​ ​and​ ​a​ ​side​ ​table​ ​between​ ​the
beds​ ​with​ ​a​ ​small​ ​lamp.
2017.2.82
Interior​ ​image​ ​of​ ​a​ ​bedroom.​ ​Two​ ​twin​ ​beds.​ ​On​ ​the​ ​back​ ​wall,​ ​two
windows.​ ​On​ ​the​ ​left​ ​corner,​ ​an​ ​easy​ ​chair​ ​and​ ​a​ ​wall​ ​lamp.​ ​Between​ ​the​ ​two​ ​windows,
a​ ​make-up​ ​table​ ​with​ ​two​ ​lamps​ ​and​ ​a​ ​mirror​ ​on​ ​the​ ​wall.​ ​Far​ ​right​ ​back​ ​corner,​ ​a​ ​very
small​ ​table​ ​with​ ​a​ ​stool​ ​and​ ​a​ ​table​ ​lamp.​ ​Against​ ​the​ ​right​ ​wall​ ​there’s​ ​a​ ​side​ ​chair,​ ​a
six-drawer​ ​chest​ ​with​ ​objects​ ​and​ ​a​ ​mirror.

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LOCAL HISTORY COLLECTION
Traverse Area District Library, Woodmere
610 Woodmere Avenue Traverse City MI 49686






Creator: Send and Send, Photographers, Traverse City (Mich.)
Title: Armour Estate, “The Timbers,” Photograph Collection
Inclusive dates: 1919-1944
Bulk dates: 1919, 1944
Extent: .25 linear feet
Call number: WOOD-LHC 2017.2








Language: Material is in English
Acquisition: Transferred from Traverse Area Historical Society in 2016.
Accruals: Periodic additions to the collection are not expected.
Access: The collection is open without restriction.
Photographs: See box 1.
A-V Material: None.
Digital Material: None.
Copyright: Copyright is held by Traverse Area District Library unless otherwise noted in the item record.
Processed By: Amy Barritt, 2017




Abstract
Armour Estate, “The Timbers,” Photograph Collection contains 82, 8x10" sheet film negatives and a small selection of prints of the Armour Estate, located on Long Lake in Long Lake Township, Michigan. The bulk of the images are of the interior of the main building (also known as the Mansion), photographed around 1944. To market the Estate for sale, Traverse City-based Send & Send Photographers were hired to take both interior and exterior shots of the buildings. The Armour Estate was built on a piece of lakefront property, long used as a resort area called The Timbers, by J. Ogden Armour and Lola Spencer Sheldon Armour in 1919. The architect was Arthur Heun.

Subject Terms
Armour, J. Ogden (Jonathan Ogden), 1863-1927
Armour, Lola Spencer Sheldon, 1869-1953
Heun, Arthur

Scope and Content Note
Collection contains primarily 8x10” sheet film negatives, and a small selection of prints, documenting the interior and exterior of buildings on the Armour Estate at “The Timber” in Long Lake Township, Michigan. The main building, known as the Mansion, is the primary subject.

Accession and Arrangement Note
Collection inherited from the Traverse Area Historical Society, and is comprised of two different accessions. One is a set of prints, original call number 718.000001.63, had been combined with a number of prints of the Perry Hannah House, Sixth Street, Traverse City, for reasons unknown. The other is a set of negatives that was never accessioned.


Container No. Description
Box 1
2017.2.1 Interior image of two twin beds of Grecian design, bedside table with stork lamp between the beds. Appears to be a bathroom off the bedroom on the left-hand side of the image.

2017.2.2 Interior image of what looks like a card room. Bay window, two easy chairs, two tables with lamps. Foreground left, card table with chair. Foreground right, easy chair or small sofa.

2017.2.3 Interior image of what looks like a dining room, with middle ground dining/extension table. In the center of the table, what looks like a Grecian bowl. Foreground right, fireplace with andirons. Bird statues on the mantel with a clock. Right background, two additional dining chairs and side door. Center background, bay window with small writing desk and chair, small lamp, wastebasket. Left background, upholstered arm chair and two wall hangings.

2017.2.4 Interior image of a bedroom. Two separate twin beds. Left background, easy chair, small table and table lamp with dishes and bottles on it. One wall hanging and one sconce. Center background, bay window with curtains. In the bay window, a dressing table with a mirrored background, two small lamps, toiletries, and a small chair. Right background, sconce and wastebasket. Midground right, four drawer dresser with figurines and a dish on top. Wall mirror behind. Right foreground, side chair and wall hanging.

2017.2.5 Interior image of a living room. Left foreground, easy chair, game table. Right middle ground, side table/desk, with end chair, stool, second end chair. On the table, books and bookends. Glass dishes, small lamp. Above the table, a painting. Above that, a sundial clock. Left background corner, double sconce. Window with drapes, side chair with arms. Left background, writing table, side armchair. On the writing table, picture, dish, figurine and small lamp. Above the desk, a smal painting. Mid background,a curtained French door leading into another room, framed with two bookcases on either side, storage cabinet beneath. Right background, easy chair, floor lamp, curtained window with blinds, another double sconce. Right midground, a three-seat sofa, glass coffee table, glass side table with lamp, fireplace with andirons, mantelpiece with figurines, behind which is a mirror. Right foreground, side chair, a side table with ash tray, and an easy chair.


2017.2.6 Interior image of a bedroom with two separate twin beds, small trestle tables at each foot, side table between. Bureau to the far left, dressing table to the right foreground, two lamps on the dressing table and bench. Easy chair with floor lamp, windows on the right and the left; a small window overhead on back wall. Two wall sconces, two wallhangings, two mirrors.

2017.2.7 Interior image of a bathroom. Tub and shower, three small windows in the background, side chair, dressing table with a foot stool.

2017.2.8 Interior image of another angle of the room in 2017.2.2, showing small table with two end chairs. Against the back wall two side chairs, behind that a window, two wall sconces, wall painting. To the left, three-drawer bureau, two lamps, mirror. Far left, French door and what looks like a side cart on wheels.

2017.2.9 Exterior image of the boathouse. Right right, pier/walkway. Woods in the background.

2017.2.10 Exterior image of a guest house. L-shaped, surrounded by trees. Five windows above-ground, three at basement level; entry to the left.

2017.2.11 Exterior image of a barn or garage. Three windows, side entrance; lower level bulkhead, topped with a cupola, base surrounded by stone wall.

2017.2.12 Exterior image of an electric tower, power lines, leading to a small power house, surrounded by woods.

2017.2.13 Exterior image of a storage barn. Long building, six windows, middle bowed forward. In the background, stone wall gate. In the foreground, pieces of a fence.

2017.2.14 Exterior image of building in 2017.2.11, double-door entrance to small barn or garage, that has a polyhedron shape.

2017.2.15 Exterior image of a storehouse/garage, with five double-door openings, stone gatepost. In the background, power lines, retaining wall, and trees.

2017.2.16 Exterior image of a guest house or groundskeepers’ house; L-shaped, screened in porch, stone foundation, stone steps, chimney. Surrounded by woods.

2017.2.17 Exterior image of entry to two-story house. Gated wooden fence, dirt path, flower garden, surrounded by trees.

2017.2.18 Exterior image of perhaps a guest house. Stone walls, shuttered windows, one bay window, one outset room with windows all around, lawn, surrounded by ferns and trees.

2017.2.19 Interior image of a sitting room. French doors, one sofa, one wooden loveseat, two easy chairs, three side chairs, three side tables, wall sconces, background bay window, and two sets of French doors on the right-hand side.

2017.2.20 Exterior image of a guest house. Stone and log construction, stone chimney, all exterior windows have shutters, surrounded by trees. Exterior entrance through what looks like a screen porch; interior entrance through French doors.

2017.2.21 Exterior image of the main boat house from the water. A photograph of this image is printed and is in the collection entitled, “The Armour Estate: The Timbers Long Lake.” Two boat slips and piers.

2017.2.22 Interior image of a bedroom. Two twin beds, easy chair, dressing table with stool; side stool, dresser, small lamps, and three small windows. Wall hangings are on the wall.

2017.2.23 Interior image of a bedroom. Two twin beds, table between. Easy chair with floor lamps, wall hangings, side window.

2017.2.24 Interior image of a bedroom. Two twin beds, Grecian design. Right rear closet door; side window, dressing table with stool. Left rear, door to hallway. Small table between beds.

2017.2.25 Interior image of a sitting room also referenced in images 2017.2.2 and 2017.2.8. Table and two end chairs, two arm chairs, three side chairs, two glass top tables. Two other side tables with lamps, small dresser with lamp, two side windows. In the background, a bay window with radiator.

2017.2.26 Interior image of a bedroom. Single bed. Dressing table with bench, easy chair, corner cabinet, side table. Smalll bookshelf above bed; wall hangings. On the dressing table, two small lamps; above that, a mirror.

2017.2.27 Interior image of a Oriental-style dining room. Features include long table with runner, fireplace, empty hutch, Japanese screen, Oriental print over the fireplace; alcove with a breakfast table, side chairs, lamp.

2017.2.28 Interior image of a living room/sitting room. Sets of arm chairs, bookcases, a writing desk, side table, sconces, multiple lamps, end tables with lamps, fireplace and andirons,

2017.2.29 Interior image of a dining room. Dining table with six chairs and a runner. Oriental theme; large Japanese print on the wall, maybe a tapestry. Side alcove with second oval table, two end chairs, four-drawer dresser, exterior window, side chair; beneath print, a banquet table/ groaning board. A parrot on a perch is in the center of the picture.

2017.2.30 Exterior photograph of stables or garage. Stone and log construction; three double-doors, back entrance to another building of stone and log construction.

2017.2.31 Interior image of an entryway. Large radiator, two side chairs around a heavy chest. Model ship high on the wall, iron candleabra with electric lights, French doors to the left; alcoves for statues of what looks like two saints. Large three-part window, wooden settee and small side table.

2017.2.32 Exterior image of greenhouse, garden, and potting shed.

2017.2.33 Exterior image of a patio and patio furniture. Glass table, a bell, a shrine, surrounded by trees, garden, lawn.

2017.2.34 Exterior image of three large buildings: two large barns, two silos, stone walls, stone gate. Cupola, weather vane.

2017.2.35 Interior image of living room. One couch, two or three easy chairs, side chairs, glass coffee table, magazine rack, softa table with lamps and books, oval table with books, photographs, many table lamps. On far wall, large Japanese print or tapestry. Glass-door-bookcases. On the far left side, double French doors. Fireplace with andirons, framed on both sides with bookcases. Three Oriental figures on mantelpiece and also a painting. Dresser in far back corner. Exposed beam construction on ceiling.


2017.2.36 Interior shot of a bathroom. Two cabinets, a coal heater (?) behind which is an electric fan. On top of the cabinets are various containers. Walls are tiled. Ceramic tub. Room is wall papered.

2017.2.37 Exterior image of a group of rugs. Six rugs; two ovals, four rectangular. Log cabin construction building in the background.

2017.2.38 Interior image of a bedroom. Single bed, Grecian design. Arm chair, highboy dresser, fireplace with andirons, dressing table with mirror; next to the bed a side table with a lamp and a candle. A corner secretary with a chair and a wastebasket.

2017.2.39 Interior image of a bedroom (?) Perhaps that’s a bed in the side right corner. A side table with books and a small lamp; side chair at the foot of the bed, dressing table with lovely globe lanterns, gilded mirror. Fireplace with andirons, small closed secretary desk with chair; two side stools, a small side table, a wood carrier for the fireplace. Tucked into the lower right hand corner, may be another bed.

2017.2.40 Interior image of a hallway inside the main house. Large armoir, a quarter table, a radiator, low bench, wall hanging; in the background, double doors to another room. Also two doors to other rooms on the right. In the far background, a covered trestle table, two table lamps, and a mirror image of the photographer with his camera, and a dresser.

2017.2.41 Interior image of a dining room. In the foreground, long table with middle runner and silver service. Silver urn, silver coffee pot, silver servers and trays, and a silver samovar. Candlesticks, various glass containers. Back wall hutch with china. Wall sconces, right hand side has a door heading to the outside garden. On the far left, a Japanese screen. At the table, one arm chair at the head.

2017.2.42 Exterior image of a view of the wooden boathouse. Five shuttered windows below, and another five dormered windows above. Stone walkway and pier.

2017.2.43 Interior image of a bedroom. Two twin beds, two trestle tables at the end of the beds, bench or footstool, tile fireplace with andirons, wicker wood carrier, circular end table. In the far back corner, two doors, one closet and another a double Dutch door. On the wall a small book shelf, Oriental ornaments on the mantel. Oriental wall hangings and sconces.


2017.2.44 Interior image of a bedroom. Two twin sleigh beds. Between them, one small table with a lamp, on the far back right corner, a dressing table with two lamps and a stool. In the back side, two windows above heaters; between the two windows a writing desk, chair, mirror, and waste basket. An easy chair, a dresser, fireplace with screen and andirons, and a wicker wood carrier.

2017.2.45 Interior/exterior image of a porch or 4-season room, with wrought iron: chaise longe,chair, round table with small lamp, nested tables, and four toy cannons. Walls look like the exterior of a log cabin house. In the background, French doors to an interior room; another double door leads outside.

2017.2.46 Interior image of a closed-in porch. In the foreground, three arm chairs and a hanging sofa swing or bed swing. In the back, French doors leading into the house, a side table with a lamp. On the opposite side, another side table with objects. Far background, three side chairs and a three-person sofa with end table. Small lamp, large barometer, and large windows all around the room.

2017.2.47 Interior image of a bathroom. Glass door, zinc tub, sink with mirror and sconces, a toilet, side chair, side table, a window, and in the right foreground, a dresser topped with a silver ewer.

2017.2.48 Exterior image of guest houses. Stone and log construction with a stone wall around the lawn. Larger house in back with a chimney, surrounded by forest.

2017.2.49 Interior image of a hallway with a carpet runner. In the foreground, a dollhouse, and next to that, two bunkbeds for dolls. Small dresser on the left of the hall, shelves off the hallway in an alcove, and way in the back, a door to another room. On the side, two doors into two other rooms.

2017.2.50 Interior image of a bedroom. With a single sleigh bed, a chaise longe, single armchair. To the right a low dresser. Background left a highboy dresser with a jewelry chest on top. Far background, a bay window, and a secretary with a mirror. Floor lamp, small table, table lamp.

2017.2.51 Interior image looking in from a porch, on the far back wall a double Dutch door with a model ship above; on the right hand side wall, another set of double French doors. Inside the room, lower right foreground, a carpeted room with area rugs, coffee table, sofa, and single chair with a half-round table against the wall with a small lamp. On the left side foreground, overstuffed chair next to a side table with a lamp and portraits. Another side chair. Background: on the left, a fireplace with andirons and a screen; a mantel with objects, behind which is a painting. In front of the fireplace, two easy chairs, two floor lamps, a side table, and in the far back left corner an arm chair and two small tables with a fan on one of them. The Dutch door has windows on each side.

2017.2.52 Interior image looking out from one room to an enclosed sunroom. Two double French doors; between them a side table with a lamp, books, and other objects. Wall art; on the other side of the table, an easy chair and a side chair. Looking into the sunroom, on the left, a chess table with two chairs, a room full of large easy chairs and on the far right of the sun room a sofa, three floor lamps, and a side table with a lamp.

2017.2.53 Interior image of a hallway. Various works of art on the walls. An umbrella stand, fire screen, electric fan, small sofa table, and a series of cabinet doors. Could be a butler’s pantry? End of the hallway two French doors open into another room. In the other room there is a chair; against the wall a small table.

20017.2.54 Interior image of a bedroom. Two full-sized beds. Trestle tables at the foot; side table, wall art. In the background a door into the bathroom. In that same corner, a bench sofa. Against the wall a window and a small desk with a side chair.

2017.2.55 Exterior image of a patio with wrought iron: loveseat; glass-topped round table; three armchairs. Background is the house, stone and log construction.

2017.2.56 Exterior image of the greenhouse, potting shed, and gated garden.

2017.2.57 Exterior image of the barn with large double doors open. Gambrolled roof, cupola, and weather vane.

2017.2.58 Exterior image of barn with connected silo. Small annex building.

2017.2.59 Interior image of a bedroom. Two twin sleigh beds. Fireplace with andirons. Objects on the mantel. Wall art, sconces, one easy chair, table at foot of bed. Small writing table with mirror on the wall above.





2017.2.60 Interior image of a large room with sofa swing. Six easy chairs, side table with objects. In the background a small desk with a chair. To the left, French doors and in the far background, a glassed-in exhibit case. French doors lead into an entryway which is tiled. Other side of that has French doors that lead to another room with a table and a vase. The entryway also has a tall cabinet.

2017.2.61 Exterior image of the Timbers from the front driveway.

2017.2.62 Exterior image of patio and two oriental rugs. Building of log cabin design.

2017.2.63 Interior image of a bathroom. Perhaps taken from the tub? Shows the toilet, sink, side tables, side chair, window with shade drawn, mirror.

2017.2.64 Interior image of a bedroom. Single bed, sleigh design. Dressing table with bench, bed has a small side table. Dressing table, two lamps, mirror over the table. One single window over a heater; easy chair with floor lamp, one corner shelf with books. Fireplace with andirons. Mantel with figurines. Wall art. Wood carrier. On the right side, bay window with small three-tiered table and a footstool.

2017.2.65 Interior image of a bedroom. One single bed. To the right, a side table, arm chair. To the far left, a fireplace screen and wood carrier. Oriental area rug on wood floor. In the background a sofa, an Oriental screen, two exterior doors and a closet.

2017.2.66 Interior image of a porch or sunroom with a fireplace. Tiled fireplace, mantel, figurines in the mantel, and a mirror. One sofa, two large easy chairs, two side chairs, three side tables, a low bench. In the back corner, a table with a radio on it. One table lamp; wall sconces. Windows with blinds and french doors leading outside.

2017.2.67 Interior image of a bathroom from the tub. Shows the toilet, sink, side table with glass top, side chair, mirror with toiletry shelf and medicine cabinet. In the background, a make-up table underneath a window.

2017.2.68 Interior image of a bathroom. Tile floor and walls, three area rugs, side chair, a low chest, bowls and glasses, a monogrammed clothes hamper. A sink with a mirror, sconces. In the background a small window and to the far left, a door with a full-length mirror.



2017.2.69 Interior image of a bathroom. Half-tiled walls, tiled floor, two area rugs. In the right foreground, a dresser and an exterior door. A trestle table, a sink, a toilet, a mirror with glass shelves and a wall telephone or intercom? A set-in tub, all tile.

2017.2.70 Interior image of a bedroom. On the left side, an armless chair. A table, a fireplace with bellows and andirons. A mantel with figurines. Above that, a picture; a wall shelf with a book entitled, Great Laughter. An armchair, a desk with a stool, an open closet. The back wall has a window, a dresser, a mirror, a side chair.

2017.2.71 Interior image of a bathroom. Half-tiled walls, half wall paper. One area rug; tiled floor. Sink, toiletries, toothbrushes, wall mirror with shelf, wall-mounted cabinet, tiled round corner shelf, a low table, and a door into the hallway.

2017.2.72 Interior image of a bedroom, two area rugs, two stand-alone side chairs, sleigh twin bed, short chest of drawers, larger highboy chest of drawers, books on the wall and on the low dresser. In the background a sofa next to an arch leading to another room where a door is open that leads to another hallway.

2017.2.73 Interior image of what might be a bedroom. Left side, tall closets. Right side, small table with two chairs, table lamp, tray full of drinking glasses and an ice bucket, the back of a folding screen. In the background, a small chest of drawers with objects on it, a closet door, and on the wall behind the side table, two windows onto a sunroom or porch.

2017.2.74 Interior image of an outdoor alcove or closed-in porch. Log and stone construction, beamed ceilings, one area rug on tile. In the foreground an armchair, triangular side table with small lamp, two windows with blinds, and in front of the windows a hanging bed swing with pillows.

2017.2.75 Interior image of a bathroom. Tiled floor, half-tiled wall, bathtub on the right. Ceramic tub, tiled walls. Background--dressing table, stool, two small lamps, a mirror, and two windows. To the right of that, a door with a full-length mirror.

2017.2.76 Exterior image of a storage shed or barn with three double-door openings.

2017.2.77 Interior image of a small dining room. Two armed end-chairs, table with trestle legs and a Grecian bowl on top. Back wall has two windows and a radiator. On the wall, sconces; between the windows a table with a radio. Back left--a side chair and a hutch with glass and closed cabinet doors.

2017.2.78 Interior image of a bedroom. Two twin beds. Left hand side, dresser, wall sconces, a closet door, a rocking chair. In the background inside a bay window, a dressing table with two lamps and a stool. Dressing table also could be a desk as it has many drawers. There is also an upholstered side chair. On the right wall, a window with a table and table lamp.

2017.2.79 Interior image of a large room. Center ground a fireplace, andirons, a screen. Above the fireplace, a tapestry or curtains. On either side of the fireplace there are two pedastal tables with large urns. To the right corner, a double Dutch door leading out of the room. To the left of the fireplace a double window. Above that, a model of a ship, hammer-beam ceiling, wrought iron chandelier. Along the left background in front of the window, a trestle table with a covering, a table lamp, Windsor chair, a wall alcove with a figure, a curtained large window and a bench. A large area rug on tile.

2017.2.80 Interior image of a bedroom. Two area rugs, a double bed. On the left, a four-drawer dresser, a side chair, a wall mirror, two small lamps. In the background a wall with two windows and radiators. On the left, a rocking chair, a dressing table with two lamps, a stool, and a mirror on the wall. Wall art and sconces. Back right corner, a small tired corner table and an arm chair.

2017.2.81 Interior image of a bedroom with two twin beds. Left side, armchair with a stool. Back wall, a dresser with a mirror, objects on the dresser. Also three windows beneath which is a radiator and another stool. Wall art and a side table between the beds with a small lamp.

2017.2.82 Interior image of a bedroom. Two twin beds. On the back wall, two windows. On the left corner, an easy chair and a wall lamp. Between the two windows, a make-up table with two lamps and a mirror on the wall. Far right back corner, a very small table with a stool and a table lamp. Against the right wall there’s a side chair, a six-drawer chest with objects and a mirror.

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