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CLUB HOUSE OF THE NEW YORK YACHT CLUB
The lofty model room, with its much criticized mantel, is partially lighted by three windows like
The same hand is evident in the designing of the inside as the outside; in fact, the architects designed the furniture, hangings, and fixtures, and consequently there are but few buildings so consistently straightforward.
The mere fact that the room in which this mantel stands called forth the remark, "A pirate's dream," indicates how fully the designer understood his problem. The effect everywhere is spirited and nautical. There may be too much of Capt. Kidd's plunder on the mantel, yet it has many good qualities not clearly apparent in a photograph.