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 The design for Marble House was inspired by the Petit Trianon at the Palace of Versailles. Designed by Jules Allard and Sons of Paris.

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MARBLE HOUSE The most opulent house in Newport is probably 'Marblehouse'. Built between 1888 and 1892 for William Kissam Vanderbilt ( yes, another one, they must have bred like bunnies ), this was the first newport 'palace' - before this most of the mansions were very informal in nature -more like true beach houses. The house was $11 million to build ( yes, that much back in 1888 ) and $7 million of that was in marble alone. When you visit you can see why - every square inch, interior and…

Dining room at Marble House

Vanderbilt Marble House ~ Newport, Rhode Island ~ Built in 1888 Newport County, Newport Rhode Island, Historic New England, Historic Homes, Mls Homes, Victorian Buildings, Victorian Homes, Newport Ri Mansions, American Mansions

Marble House | Newport Mansions

Marble House was built between 1888 and 1892 for Mr. and Mrs. William K. Vanderbilt.

Marble House in Newport, RI

Marble House in Newport, RI

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Edward Vason Jones: Pioneering Classicist of the 20th Century, Guardian of Our National Treasures

Blog on Topics Related to Ornamental Plasterwork by the Staff of Hyde Park Mouldings. www.hyde-park.com.

Edward Vason Jones: Pioneering Classicist of the Century, Guardian of Our National Treasures

Edward Vason Jones: Pioneering Classicist of the 20th Century, Guardian of Our National Treasures

Blog on Topics Related to Ornamental Plasterwork by the Staff of Hyde Park Mouldings. www.hyde-park.com.

When it comes to historical figures related to the subject of railroads, I don’t think you could find a more interesting person to read about than Cornelius Vanderbilt.

consuelo vanderbilt – I Ride The Harlem Line…

lucyaudley: “ Illegal photos from Marble House in Newport ”

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lucyaudley: “ Illegal photos from Marble House in Newport ”

Gothic Room at Marble House, the most beautiful fireplace mantle ever! And at Chritmas time.

Gothic Room at Marble House - Newport RI

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Marble House, built by the Vanderbilt younger brother, is as mysterious as its passionate, complex, and iron-willed mistress. The most expensive home in America, it was given to Alva Vanderbilt for her 39th birthday.