b'IntroductionThisbookisaphotographicportfolioofselectedminiatureroomsalldesigned,constructedandphotographedbymeinmystudioandworkshopinCincinnati,Ohio.Eachroomboxisone-of-a-kind,andwasbuilttoascaleofoneinchequalingonefoot.IamselftaughtalthoughIpaintedminiature,54mmsoldiersinmyyouth.Idontpaintmilitaryfiguresanymore.However,Icontinuetocollectandmaintainastronginterestinthefield.Professionally,IwasacommercialrealestatebrokerinCincinnatiformanyyears.Earlierinmycareer,IworkedfortheUnitedStatesGovernmentattheDepartmentofStateandatTheWhiteHouseduringtheNixonandFordadministrations.IliketothinkofmyboxesasMoodPiecesorasminiatureStageSetswhereIhopetocapturetheviewersownnarrative.Thepicturesofmyroomboxesappearinginthisbook,forthemostpart,appearintheorderinwhichtheywerecreated.InmanycasesIhaveaddedtextdescribingmyinspirationsforcreatingthem.And,insomecases,Ihaveaddedphotographsofthoselocations,placesandobjectswhereIthoughttheviewermightfindimagesofthemhelpful'