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Cornelius Vanderbilt house, Newport, R.I.

PC001.03.01.TMP.100 (RS593)

Description

Cornelius Vanderbilt II commissioned architect Richard Morris Hunt to create a villa for him. Hunt designed the mansion in the Renaissance Revival style.

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Details

Collection Name
General photographic collection
Collection Code
PC001
Date Notes
ca. 1907
Physical Description
1 postcard
Collection Type
Photographs
Description Level
Item
Additional Identification Number
DigitalID: 000593
AccessID: 824
Other identifier: HNEDID-000593
GUSN
195479
Reference Code
PC001.03.01.TMP.100

Record details

Originator
A.C. Bosselman & Co. (publisher)
Other People
Hunt, Richard Morris, 1827-1895
Vanderbilt, Cornelius, 1843-1899
Descriptive Terms
Renaissance Revival
arcades (structural assemblies)
chromolithography
lawns (landscaped grass)
loggias
mansions
terraces (landscaped-site elements)
Material Type
photographs
picture postcards
Subjects
Ochre Point Avenue (Newport, R.I.)
Places
Newport (Rhode Island island, Newport county, Rhode Island)
Places (Buildings)
Breakers, The (Newport, R.I.)
Location Note
Geo.: Small: R.I.: Newport: Vanderbilt House: Postcards

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