[[File:0292.jpg|thumb|Fig. 9, William Matthew Prior, ''Washington’s Tomb at [[Mount Vernon]]'', c. 1855.]]
*Gerry, Elbridge, Jr., July 1813, describing [[Mount Vernon]], plantation of [[George Washington]], Fairfax County, VA (1927: 174)<ref>Elbridge Gerry Jr., ''The Diary of Elbridge Gerry, Jr.'' (New York: Brentano’s, 1927), [https://www.zotero.org/groups/54737/items/itemKey/8P4QSRIF view on Zotero].</ref>
:“Back of the mansion is a '''summer house''', which commands an elegant [[view]] of the Potomac.” [Fig. 9]
:“The objects in sight, are the road ascending to the Dwelling, Stone wall & Thorn [[hedge]] on it inclosing the Garden, The Garden [[Gate]] at the [[Fountain]], [[Greenhouse|Green House]], '''Summer house''' a doom supported by 6 [[Pillar]]s, and bust of Washington crowning it—beyond that an [[Obelisk]]; the Hay barracks; Barn with the wind-mill on top of it to pump water for the stock, stables; Mantion-House, Wash-House and connecting [[piazza|Piaza]]; Carriage House; Spring House, [[bathhouse|Bath-House]] and cover of the [[icehouse|Ice-house]].” [Fig. 11]
 
 
*Warden, David Bailie, 1816, describing Analostan Island, seat of Gen. John Mason, Washington, DC (quoted in Phillips 1917: 49)<ref>Philip Lee Phillips, ''The Beginnings of Washington: As Described in Books, Maps, and Views'' (Washington, DC: The author, 1917), [https://www.zotero.org/groups/54737/items/itemKey/QXZXNN8N view on Zotero].</ref>
 
:"ANNALOSTAN ISLAND
: . . . Annalostan Island is evidently of modern formation. . . The highest [[eminence]], on which the house stands, is fifty feet above the level of the river. The common tide rises to the height of three feet. I can never forget how de-lighted I was with my first visit to this island. The amiable ladies whom I had the pleasure to accompany, left their carriage at Georgetown, and we walked to the mansion-house under a delicious shade. The blossoms of the cherry, apple, and peach trees, of the hawthorn and aromatic [[shrub]]s, filled the air with their fragrance. . . The house, of a simple and neat form, is situated near that side of the island which commands a [[view]] of the Potomac, the President's House, Capitol, and other buildings. The garden, the sides of which are washed by the waters of the river, is ornamented with a variety of trees and [[shrub]]s, and, in the midst, there is a [[lawn]] covered with a beautiful verdure. The '''summer-house''' is shaded by oak and lin-den-trees, the coolness and tranquility of which invite to contemplation. The refresh-ing breezes of the Potomac, and the gentle murmuring of its waters against the rocks, the warbling of birds, and the mournful as-pect of the weeping-willows, inspire a thousand various sensations. What a delicious shade-
 
:"Ducere sol[l]icitae jucunda oblivia vitae"
 
:The [[view]] from this spot is delightful. It embraces the [[picturesque]] banks of the Po-tomac, a portion of the city, and an expanse of water, of which the bridge terminates the [[view]]. . . A few feet below the '''sum-mer-house''' the rocks afford the [[seat]]s, where those who are fond of fishing may indulge in this amusement. From the [[portico]] on the oppo-site [139] side of the house, Georgetown, Calorama, the beautiful [[seat]] of Joel Barlow, Esq. and the adjacent finely-wooded hills, appear a [[vista]]."
[[File:1119.jpg|thumb|Fig. 14, W. H. Bartlett, “Washington’s House, [[Mount Vernon]],” in Nathaniel Parker Willis, ''American Scenery'' (1840), vol 2., pl. 20.]]
[[File:1104.jpg|thumb|Fig. 15, Anonymous, “Ladies’ Summer House. [[Pennsylvania Hospital for the Insane]],” in Thomas Kirkbride, ''Reports of the Pennsylvania Hospital for the Insane'' (1851), frontispiece of "Report for 1849."]]
*Willis, Nathaniel Parker, 1840, describing [[Mount Vernon]], plantation of [[George Washington]], Fairfax County, VA (1840: 2:261)<ref>Nathaniel Parker Willis, ''American Scenery, or Land, Lake and River Illustrations of Transatlantic Nature'', 2 vols. (Barre, MA: Imprint Society, 1971), [https://www.zotero.org/groups/54737/items/itemKey/T5CMW67U view on Zotero].</ref>
:“About two hundred yards from the house, in a southerly direction, stands a '''summer-house''', on the edge of the river-bank, which is here lofty and sloping, and clothed with wood to the water’s edge. The '''summer-house''' commands a fine [[prospect]] of the river and the Maryland shore; also of the White House, at a distance of five or six miles down the river, where an engagement took place with the British vessels which ascended the river during the last war.” [Fig. 14]
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Image:1742.jpg|William and John Halfpenny, “A '''Summer House ''' upon a Rock partly in the [[Chinese_manner|Chinese]] Taste,” in ''Rural Architecture in the Chinese Taste'' (1755), pl. 10. Image:1711.jpg|William and John Halfpenny, "The Plan and Elivation of a [[Temple]], or '''Summer House''', on a [[Terrace|Tarras]], In the [[Chinese_manner|Chinese]] Taste," in ''Rural architecture in the [[Chinese_manner|Chinese]] taste'' (1755), pl. 44.
Image:0238.jpg|Christian Gottlieb Reuter, Map of Bethabara, 1766. [trans.] “37, A '''Summer-house ''' in the Johanna.”
Image:0069.jpg|[[Samuel Vaughan]], Plan of [[Mount Vernon]], 1787. “u. '''Summer House'''.”
Image:0928.jpg|Charles Saunders, ''The survey of a tract of Land in Cambridge. And a perspective delineation of the '''Summer house''' theron'', Mathematical Thesis, 1802. Image:0928_detail.jpg|Charles Saunders, ''The survey of a tract of Land in Cambridge. And a perspective delineation of the '''Summer house ''' theron'', [detail] Mathematical Thesis, 1802.
Image:0009.jpg|[[Charles Willson Peale]], Letter to Angelica Peale describing his garden at [[Belfield]], November 22, 1815.
Image:07220009_detail2.jpg|Anonymous[[Charles Willson Peale]], “Barrell FarmLetter to Angelica Peale describing his garden at [[Belfield]] [detail],” Pleasant HillNovember 22, 1817. “Summer House” is marked in the middle of the plan1815.
Image:09350722.jpg|Alexander WalshAnonymous, “Plan of a Garden“Barrell Farm,” in Pleasant Hill, 1817. “'''Summer House'New England Farmer'' 19, no. 39 (March 31, 1841): 308” is marked in the middle of the plan. “L summer-house”
Image:10970935.jpg|Thomas S. SinclairAlexander Walsh, “Plan of the [[Pleasure_ground|Pleasure Grounds]] and Farm of the [[Pennsylvania Hospital for the Insane]] at Philadelphiaa Garden,” in Thomas S. Kirkbride, ''American Journal of InsanityNew England Farmer'' 419, no. 4 39 (April 1848March 31, 1841): pl308. opp. 280. The dotted circular and square shapes throughout the grounds represent the Summer Houses“L '''summer-house'''”.
Image:11041097.jpg|AnonymousThomas S. Sinclair, “Ladies’ Summer House. “Plan of the [[Pleasure_ground|Pleasure Grounds]] and Farm of the [[Pennsylvania Hospital for the Insane]]at Philadelphia,” in Thomas S. Kirkbride, ''Reports American Journal of Insanity'' 4, no. 4 (April 1848): pl. opp. 280. The dotted circular and square shapes throughout the [[Pennsylvania Hospital for grounds represent the Insane]]'' (1851), frontispiece of “Report for 1849'Summer Houses'''.
Image:09401104.jpg|Anonymous, “Kiosques or “Ladies’ '''Summer Houses,” in House'''. [[A. J. DowningPennsylvania Hospital for the Insane]], ed.” in Thomas Kirkbride, ''HorticulturistReports of the [[Pennsylvania Hospital for the Insane]]'' 7, no. 7 (July 18521851): pl. opp. 296, frontispiece of “Report for 1849.
Image:2297.jpg|Matthew Vassar, ''Plan of Springside'', 1851. "'''Summer-house''' (12)." Image:0940.jpg|Anonymous, “Kiosques or '''Summer Houses''',” in [[A. J. Downing]], ed., ''Horticulturist'' 7, no. 7 (July 1852): pl. opp. 296. Image:0333.jpg|G. & F. Bill (firm), ''Birds eye [[view ]] of [[Mount_Vernon|Mt. Vernon]] the home of Washington'', c. 1859. “7 '''Summer House” House'''” is on the far right of the image.
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===Associated===
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Image:1744.jpg|[[James Gibbs]], “Four '''Summer-houses ''' in form of [[Temple]]s,” in ''A Book of Architecture'' (1728), pl. 79.
Image:0011.jpg|Samuel McIntire, Elevation of the '''summer house ''' designed for the Elias Hasket Derby Farm, n.d.
Image:0012.jpg|Samuel McIntire, Plan of '''summer house ''' designed for Elias Hasket Derby Farm, n.d.
Image:0047.jpg|Anna Peale Sellers, after [[Charles Willson Peale]], ''[[Belfield]] Farm, Germantown, PA'', Late 19th century.
Image:0037.jpg|[[Charles Willson Peale]], ''William Paca'', 1772.
Image:0013.jpg|Samuel McIntire, Study for '''summerhouse ''' at the Elias Hasket Derby House, c. 1798. Image:0965.jpg|Samuel McIntire, '''Summerhouse''' at the Derby Mansion, c. 1798.
Image:09650029.jpg|Samuel McIntireMichele Felice Cornè, Summerhouse at the ''Ezekiel Hersey Derby MansionFarm'', c. 17981800. Summerhouse is located on the far left side sited on hillside.
Image:00290044.jpg|Michele Felice Cornè[[Charles Willson Peale]], ''Ezekiel Hersey Derby Farm[[View]] of the garden at [[Belfield]]'', c. 18001816.
Image:00440044_detail4.jpg|[[Charles Willson Peale]], ''[[View ]] of the garden at [[Belfield]]'', [detail] 1816.
Image:1051.jpg|Daniel Wadsworth, “Monte Video, Approach to the House,” in Benjamin Silliman, ''Remarks Made on a Short Tour between Hartford and Quebec, in the Autumn of 1819'' (1824), pl. opp. 16.
Image:1119.jpg|W. H. Bartlett, “Washington’s House, [[Mount Vernon]]," in Nathaniel Parker Willis, ''American Scenery'' (1840), vol 2., pl. 20.
Image:0847.jpg|[[Alexander Jackson Davis]], Three figures going up a hill to a gazebo at [[Blithewood]], n.d. (c. 1849).
Image:0848.jpg|[[Alexander Jackson Davis]], “Bank-Side [[Walk]],” [[Blithewood]], 1849. A '''summerhouse''' is located up the hill on the left.
Image:0350.jpg|[[Alexander Jackson Davis]], “View “[[View]] in the Grounds at [[Blithewood]],” in [[A. J. Downing]], ''A Treatise on the Theory and Practice of Landscape Gardening'' (1849), frontispiece.
Image:0381.jpg|Anonymous, “The [[Cascade/Cataract /Waterfall|Cataract]] at [[Blithewood]],” in A. J. Downing, ''A Treatise on the Theory and Practice of Landscape Gardening'' (1849), opp. 364, fig. 41.
Image:1264.jpg|Henry Gritten, ''Springside: Center Circle'', 1852.
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Image:1681.jpg|Wilfred A. French (photographer), Exterior [[view ]] of the '''Summer House''', Royall House, Medford, Massachusetts, n.d.
Image:0008.jpg|William Dering, attr., ''Portrait of Anne Byrd Carter (later, Mrs. Charles Carter)'', c. 1742–46.
Image:1738.jpg|Batty and Thomas Langley, “A [[Square ]] Umbrello,” in ''Gothic Architecture'' (1747), pl. 50.
Image:0076.jpg|[[Thomas Jefferson]], Design for a decorative outchamber at [[Monticello]], c. 1778.
Image:0183.jpg|Anonymous, ''Court House [[Square]], Warrenton'', 1800.
Image:0195.jpg|Francis Guy, ''Bolton, [[view ]] from the South'', c. 1805.
Image:0302.jpg|William Russell Birch, “[[Fountain]] [[Green]] Pennsylv.<sup>a</sup> the [[Seat ]] of M.<sup>r</sup> S. Meeker,” in ''The Country Seats [[Seat]]s of the United States'' (1808).
Image:1152.jpg|Anonymous, ''The Lilacs'', Residence of Thomas Kidder [perspective rendering, front], c. 1810.
Image:1806.jpg|Anonymous, ''The Lilacs'', Residence of Thomas Kidder [perspective rendering, landscape], c. 1810.
Image:0990.jpg|Thomas Birch, ''Southeast [[View ]] of “Sedgeley [[Park]],” the Country [[Seat ]] of James Cowles Fisher, Esq.'', c. 1819. The '''summerhouse ''' is visible in the left corner of the image. See image detail in [[#Fig_2_cite|Fig. 2.]]
Image:1454.jpg|Anonymous, ''The Vale'', 1820–30.
Image:0679.jpg|James W. Steel, “Beech Hill, The Country [[Seat ]] of R. Gilmor, Esq.,” in W. H. Carpenter and T. S. Arthur, eds., ''The Baltimore Book: A Christmas and New Year’s Present'' (1838), pl. opp. 184.
Image:1115.jpg|W. H. Bartlett, “Caldwell. ([[Lake]] George),” in Nathaniel Parker Willis, ''American Scenery'' (1840), vol. 1, pl. 33.
Image:0034.jpg|[[Robert Mills]], Alternative plan for the grounds of the National Institution, 1841.
Image:0890.jpg|Edwin Whitefield, Sketch of Fairview, 1841–44. The '''summerhouse''' is the round structure on the right.
Image:1139.jpg|Edwin Whitefield, ''[[View ]] of Hartford, CT. From the Deaf and Dumb Asylum'', 1849.
image:0853.jpg|[[Alexander Jackson Davis]], ''Octagonal Garden Structure for [[Montgomery Place]]'', c. 1850.

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