The Old Homestead As It Is Today
It will be seen that the foliage has been allowed to run riot, until the house itself has almost entirely disappeared. This type of decoration is surely carried to an extreme, but the effect is at once suggestive and pleasing. Such a vineclad domicile seems an appropriate home for the Luther Burbank Society, and the foliage of the famous hybrid elm forms an attractive background.
This image is from: Luther Burbank: his methods and discoveries and their practical application. Volume 12 Chapter 5