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A HOUSE AT HARTFORD, CONN. THE engravings shown on page 84 illustrate a resi dence which has been recently completed for John M. Gallup, Esq. The underpinning, which is laid on stone foundations, rises up above the grade line. The super structure, of wood, is covered with sheathing on the exterior, and then with building paper and shingles from grade line to peak. This shingle work is stained a Van Dyke brown, warm in tone of coloring, with Cabot's shingle·stain. The trimmings are painted ivorydoi:10.1038/scientificamerican05011901-96abuild fatcat:jpa57qwwsfdb3lxnrccricvoqa