Title: American homes and gardens
Year: 1905 (1900s)
Subjects: Architecture, Domestic Landscape gardening
Publisher: New York : Munn and Co
Contributing Library: Smithsonian Libraries
Digitizing Sponsor: Biodiversity Heritage Library
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WOLFF QUALITY PLUMBING GOODS !«% The bujk in; Enameled IronBath is a marvel of beautyand cleanliness and togetherwith the overhead shower andshampoo attachment make it anideal bath. Goods bearingWolff guarantee label andWolff trade mark are a positiveassurance against disapointment,dissatisfaction and loss.
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NEW YORKS CAVE OF STALAC-TITES ONE of the most noteworthy forthcom-ing exhibits in the Mineral Hall, at theMuseum of Natural History, New York,will be the representation of a beautiful caveof stalactites and stalagmites. This will bea reproduction of almost an entire cavernrecently discovered in the Copper QueenMine, at Bisbee, Ariz. Here, a quarter ofa mile below the surface, during the miningoperations of blasting for copper, a spaciouschamber was uncovered containing a seriesof terrace-like grottoes adorned with awealth of magnificent and many-coloredstalactites and stalagmites. Dr. Douglasand the mining company placed the find atthe disposal of the museum. Dr. EdmundOtis Hovey, curator of geology and inverte-brate palaeontology, with three assistantsvisited Bisbee to collect and bring back theoriginal material so as to form an exact re-production of the Arizona cave. A half ahundred boxes, containing the choicestformations from the walls, floors, ceilings,etc., were brought back.
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