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Mid-Century Modern Home Interior

Mid-Century Modern Home Interior | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society
Interior of a mid-century modern home located by Lake Wisconsin. View during daytime of a spacious living room with a large fireplace of cut rock. The wall to the right (obscured) is of board-and-batten construction. Raking light from the right illuminates a low wooden table with magazines and an earthenware ceramic pot holding yellow flowers, and towards the a corner of a large fringed floor rug on a stained and highly polished stone floor. The table on the left has a cribbage board game on it, and two arm chairs set across from each other. A single, Asian-styled lamp is hanging over the table. In the background on the left of the fireplace is a window, showing the roof edge of a lanai. Below the window is a magazine rack.   The home was built in 1963 and designed by the architect, Paul A. Thomas III, who taught in the Architecture and City and Regional Planning program at Illinois Institute of Technology. Ken Harley was the original owner from 1963 to 1975.
DESCRIPTION
Interior of a mid-century modern home located by Lake Wisconsin. View during daytime of a spacious living room with a large fireplace of cut rock. The wall to the right (obscured) is of board-and-batten construction. Raking light from the right illuminates a low wooden table with magazines and an earthenware ceramic pot holding yellow flowers, and towards the a corner of a large fringed floor rug on a stained and highly polished stone floor. The table on the left has a cribbage board game on it, and two arm chairs set across from each other. A single, Asian-styled lamp is hanging over the table. In the background on the left of the fireplace is a window, showing the roof edge of a lanai. Below the window is a magazine rack. The home was built in 1963 and designed by the architect, Paul A. Thomas III, who taught in the Architecture and City and Regional Planning program at Illinois Institute of Technology. Ken Harley was the original owner from 1963 to 1975.
RECORD DETAILS
Image ID:139813
Creation Date:
Creator Name:Boyum, Sid
City:Lodi
County:Columbia
State:Wisconsin
Collection Name:Sid Boyum Collection
Genre:Photograph
Original Format Type:negative, original
Original Format Number:PH 6986A.393B
Original Dimensions:5 x 4 inches
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
This is one of 6 images in the collection. Also see Image IDs: 139812, 139817, 139821, 139828, and 139834. This home is located at W11288 Cactus Acres Road in Lodi.
SUBJECTS
Architectural details
Lighting, architectural and decorative
Windows
Plants
Architecture, Domestic
Carpets
Fireplaces
Interior architecture
Living rooms
Seating (Furniture)
Indoor photography

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