An Ideal Home Illustrated Scrapbook (Ms2013-026)

Title

An Ideal Home Illustrated Scrapbook (Ms2013-026)

Description

The collection consists of an illustrated scrapbook, detailing the set up for a household, possibly compiled for a new bride or a school assignment. Each room is mapped out and illustrated with magazine pictures and includes a price list of furnishings and housewares. There are also images of food and suggested menus. The last page includes a total cost for the home and suggested utilities, furnishings, appliances, linens, etc. of about $12,500.

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Identifier

Ms2013_026_IdealHome

Bibliographic Citation

Researchers wishing to cite this collection should include the following information:"An Ideal Home" Illustrated Scrapbook, Ms2013-026, Special Collections, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Va.

Citation

“An Ideal Home Illustrated Scrapbook (Ms2013-026),” VT Special Collections and University Archives Online, accessed March 31, 2020, http://digitalsc.lib.vt.edu/HFDMss/Ms2013_026_IdealHome.