Thursday, August 26, 2010

Alternative Beauty: Trees

From logs to timber, posts to beams, clapboard to doors, trees are more than just a natural beauty. In alternative forms they can also become warmth, shelter, art and livelihood. Here are some examples from historic New Hampshire...

Stack of firewood for the upcoming winter (yes, they start very early in the north!)

18th century captin's house in Rochester, New Hampshire

Wall of an 18th century post and beam barn

Inside of a 19th century grain painted wall cupboard

Attic roof of a 19th century colonial

Heart carving with original glass on the basement door of antique colonial

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