I-houses

Houses that are generally two-story, one-room deep, and which have a thin profile. Prominent in England, they became particularly popular in the American mid-Atlantic states from 1700-1915, and symbolized rural prosperity. .

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19936
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I-houses
I-house
English I houses
English I-houses
I houses
I-houses, English
casa con armadura en I Spanish

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Houses that are generally two-story, one-room deep, and which have a thin profile. Prominent in England, they became particularly popular in the American mid-Atlantic states from 1700-1915, and symbolized rural prosperity.

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Bibliography

  1. 1.  The Getty Art & Architecture Thesaurus, 300164811. The J. Paul Getty Trust.