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View from the Stairs

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Published Date:
Fri, 02 Sep 2016 13:00:21 +0000
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Object of the Day
gilded age
historic house
interior
newport
richard morris hunt
staircase
Description:
chateau sur mer_stairwayCharles Salagnad made this drawing in 1872, during a phase of renovations at the now-famous Newport mansion, Château-sur-Mer.  The house was built two decades earlier for the wealthy China trader William Shepard Wetmore (1801-1862). Wetmore’s newly married son, George Peabody Wetmore, commissioned one of Gilded Age society’s preferred architects, Richard Morris Hunt, to transform his late...
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Design
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