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F.B. Henderson Residence, Elmhurst, IL (1901) (S.057)
Henderson Residence Circa 1901

View of the Living Room, Fireplace and Library from the Dining Room. Horizontal rows of art glass windows cover all five walls of the Library cove. Two-light gas wall sconces and built-in cabinets line the Library wall. The radiator were left exposed. The doorway

  just to the left of the fireplace leads to the long hall and front entrance. Deep beams span the width of the Living Room. The massive twelve foot wide brick fireplace centers the Living Room and the home.  Most likely photographed by Henry Fuermann.
 
1: View of the Living Room, Fireplace and Library from the Dining Room. Horizontal rows of art glass windows cover all five walls of the Library cove. Two-light gas wall sconces and built-in cabinets line the Library wall. The doorway just to the left of the fireplace leads to the long hall and front entrance. Deep beams span the width of the Living Room. The massive twelve foot wide brick fireplace centers the Living Room and the home.
 
1a: Floor plan for the first level of the Henderson residence.
 
1b: Horizontal rows of art glass windows cover all five walls of the Library cove. Two-light gas wall sconces and built-in cabinets line the Library wall. The radiator were left exposed.
 
1c: The doorway just to the left of the fireplace leads to the long hall and front entrance.
 

1d: Deep beams span the width of the Living Room.

 
1e: The massive twelve foot wide brick fireplace centers the Living Room and the home.
 
 
 
Images from the Eric Milton Nicholls Collection, circa 1910-1920

These images are from the Eric Milton Nicholls Collection and are the earliest images of the Henderson Residence.  The NLA dates these images circa 1910-1966.

         Judging from the surroundings and maturity of the landscaping, we have dated these images between 1910-20. Courtesy of the National Library of Australia.
 
1: Viewed from the South. Terrace is in the center foreground. The Library is on the left, Living Room in the center and Dining Room is on the right.
 
1a: Detail, viewed from the South. Terrace is in the center foreground. The Library is on the left, Living Room in the center and Dining Room is on the right.
 
2: Viewed from the Southwest. Entrance to the Terrace is in the center. The Library is on the left, Living Room in the center. Art glass French doors in the Living Room lead to the Terrace which is seen on the right.
 

2a: Detail viewed from the South West. Entrance to the Terrace is in the center. The Library is on the left, Living Room in the center. Art glass French doors in the Living Room lead to the Terrace which is seen on the right.

 
 
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