Pictures from Portrait of a Lady
Photo courtesy of American Architectural Survey
Dutch House from the Stockade area, Schenectady, N.Y. (a few miles from Albany)

"On the other side, across, the street, was an old house that was called the Dutch House--a peculiar structure dating from the earliest colonial time, composed of bricks that had been painted yellow, crowned with a gable that was pointed out to strangers, defended by a rickety wooden paling and standing sideways to the street" (18).