19th Century Windows

The traditional proverb, “The eyes are the window of the soul.” (attributed to many authors), suggests that windows are for seeing in as much as for seeing out. In the 19th century windows were very important as the primary light for most tasks. Many windows (especially with glass) were a sign of wealth. Taking pictures with windows in them is a good photographic challenge; as getting the light right both inside and out can take some work. What do these windows say to you about 19th century America or even 21st century America?

Privacy Lace

Privacy Lace


Light for the Kitchen

Light for the Kitchen


Looking in at a Settler's One-Room Home.

Looking in at a Settler’s One-Room Home.


In and Out

In and Out


Farm Window

Farm Window


Cabin Window

Cabin Window


Corner Windows

Corner Windows

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