Cornelius Vanderbilt house, Newport, R.I.

Collection Type

  • Photography

Location Note

Geo.: Small: R.I.: Newport: Vanderbilt House: Postcards

GUSN

GUSN-195479

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Description

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

Details

Descriptive Terms

arcades (structural assemblies)
loggias
terraces (landscaped-site elements)
lawns (landscaped grass)
Renaissance Revival
chromolithography
mansions
picture postcards
photographs

Additional Identification Number

DigitalID 000593
AccessID 824
Other identifier HNEDID-000593

Physical Description

1 postcard

Collection Code

PC001

Collection Name

General photographic collection

Reference Code

PC001.03.01.TMP.100

Date Notes

ca. 1907

Places

Newport (Rhode Island island, Newport county, Rhode Island)

Record Details

Originator

A.C. Bosselman & Co. (publisher)

Material Type

picture postcards
photographs

Other People

Hunt, Richard Morris, 1827-1895
Vanderbilt, Cornelius, 1843-1899

Subjects

Ochre Point Avenue (Newport, R.I.)

Description Level

Item

Location Note

Geo.: Small: R.I.: Newport: Vanderbilt House: Postcards

Historical/Biographical Note

Sources


http://tickets.newportmansions.org/mansion.aspx?id=1000