National Geographic : 1950 May
o National Geographic Society 4 Open the Panel, Pull the Cord, and Drink a Toast to a Famous Guest Cleverly concealed in the dining-room mantelpiece, one tiny dumbwaiter brings up a full bottle from the wine cellar, while another lowers an empty. A believer in temperance. Jefferson preferred wine or cider. Clock and statuettes are French; blue medallions Wedgwood. Kodachromes by B. Anthony Stewart and John E. Fletcler + Instead of Reaching for a Far Book, Jefferson Simply Revolved This Tabletop For reading or writing, the pivot-topped desk slides over the settee. Jefferson compounded this novel chaise longue by adding a footrest to his pioneer swivel chair. Such convenient gadgets intrigued Monticello's master. The spectacles and quill belonged to him.