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Gilded New York - the style of the wealthiest 19th century New Yorkers

Gilded New York: Book opens the doors to the glorious mansions and opulent lifestyles of the city's first millionaires in the late Vanderbilt, Astor, etc

William Vincent Astor (1891–1959) businessman & philanthropist. His paternal grandmother Caroline Webster Schermerhorn reigned over American society. He was the son of John Jacob Astor IV, millionaire & inventor. While a student at Harvard University in 1912, Vincent inherited an estimated $69 million when his father went down with the Titanic. After his father's death, he quit college to manage his family's vast properties. He also was called "the richest boy in the world."

William Vincent Astor (November 1891 – February was a businessman and philanthropist and a member of the prominent Astor family.

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Consuelo Vanderbilt, the Duchess of Marlborough (c. with her two infant sons: (l) Lord Ivor Charles Spencer-Churchill, b. 14 Oct (r) John Albert William Spencer-Churchill, Marquess of Blandford, b. 18 Sep 1897 (later the Duke of Marlborough).

Dressed to the nines: William K. Vanderbilt Costume Ball. March 26, 1883. Vanderbilt's father was a great-grandson of Cornelius Vanderbilt, who founded the family fortune in railroads and shipping

Gilded New York - the style of the wealthiest 19th century New Yorkers

William K. Vanderbilt (neé Alva Erskine Smith) in fancy dress costume for the Vanderbilt Ball, Photo by Mora. Museum of the City of New York.

Vanderbilts in fancy dress 1890s Etiquipedia: "French Leave"

Cornelius Vanderbilt II (neé Alice Claypoole Gwynne in fancy dress costume (Mrs. Vanderbilt as "Electric Light"), for the Vanderbilt Ball, Photo by Mora. Museum of the City of New York.

Mrs. Cornelius Vanderbilt: born Grace Graham Wilson in 1870, she became New York's leading socialite after her marriage to Cornelius Vanderbilt III 9 (Mother of William H. Vanderbilt who went on to build the biltmore estate)

Cornelius Vanderbilt: born Grace Graham Wilson in she became New York's leading socialite after her marriage to Cornelius Vanderbilt III 9 (Mother of William H. Vanderbilt who went on to build the biltmore estate) American royalty

New York City street scene of 14th Street, with telegraph poles and wires. Also; pedestrians, horse-drawn carriages, and pushcart vendors. Image taken in the c.1870s, during America's Gilded Age.  ~ {cwlyons} ~ (Image: Insulators Blog)

New York City - Street scene of Street, with telegraph poles and wires. Also pedestrians, horse-drawn carriages, and pushcart vendors. During America's Gilded Age era, ~~ {cwl}

"Decked Out for the Holidays". Frederick W. Vanderbilt's, American Gilded Age Mansion. Located in Hyde Park. NY. ~ {cwlyons} ~ (Image: Apartment Therapy)

Gilded Age Mansions — Decked Out for the Holidays

1939. “Child of migrant worker sitting on bed in tent home of cotton picking sacks, Harlingen, Texas.” Photograph by Russell Lee.

“Child of migrant worker sitting on bed in tent home of cotton picking sacks, Harlingen, Texas.” Photograph by Russell Lee.

When you just want to see a play at the Globe, but all your mates have gone to the Curtain and you’re just like… | 21 Things Only Kids Who Grew Up In The 1590s Will Understand

21 Things Only Kids Who Grew Up In The 1590s Will Understand

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The Gilded Age Era: "Castlewood" The Bruguiere Cottage, Newport RI

When the wealthy frenchman Emile A. Bruguiere died, he left his widow, Josephine Sather, daughter of the founder of San Francisco's first.

The original Waldorf Hotel's - Grand Ballroom, NYC. The location of the Bradley-Martin Ball, that was held in c.1897, for NYC's Gilded Age high society members. ~ {cwl} ~ (Image: halfpuddinghalfsauce - blog)

The original Waldorf Hotel's - Grand Ballroom, NYC. Where the Bradley-Martin Ball was held in For NYC's Gilded Age society.

Dr. William A. Hammond's Bed-Room. Hammond was an American military physician and neurologist. During the American Civil War he was the Surg...

Gilded New York - the style of the wealthiest 19th century New Yorkers

Hammond was an American military physician and neurologist. During the American Civil War he was the Surgeon General of the United States Army and the founder of the Army Medical Museum

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