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Author/Artist Craven, Wayne.
Title Gilded mansions : grand architecture and high society / Wayne Craven.
Edition 1st ed.
Publisher/Date New York : W.W. Norton & Co., c2009.
Description 383 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 27 cm.
Location Call Number Vol./Copy Status Information
 Frick Book Stacks  NA7511.4.N4 C73 2009    CHECKED OUT - ASK AT REF DESK
Table of Contents
 An Introduction to the Gilded Age7
Ch. 1Society, Europe, and Aristocracy: The Empire of the Parvenu19
Ch. 2The Early Mansions - Part One33
Ch. 3The Early Mansions - Part Two53
Ch. 4The Commodore and Beetlehead: The William Henry Vanderbilt Mansion81
Ch. 5Alva and William Kissam Vanderbilt: A Petit Chateau on Fifth Avenue107
Ch. 6The Cornelius Vanderbilt II Mansion129
Ch. 7Newport: Vernacular versus Grandeur151
Ch. 8Richard Morris Hunt: Biltmore and The Rothschild Factor185
Ch. 9The Astor Mansion207
Ch. 10McKim, Mead and White: Origins of the Firm and the Early Work at Newport227
Ch. 11McKim, Mead and White: The Villard Houses239
Ch. 12Stanford White: Collector, Dealer, and Interior Decorator257
Ch. 13The William C. Whitney Houses275
Ch. 14Newport Revisited: Rosecliff Crossways, and The Elms291
Ch. 15The Progeny of the Petit Chateau and the Villard Houses309
Ch. 16Facades in the Modern French Manner337
 Endnotes362
 Bibliography371
 Index375
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [371]-374) and index.
LC subject Mansions -- New York (State) -- New York.
Millionaires -- Homes and haunts -- New York (State) -- New York.
Architecture -- New York (State) -- New York -- History -- 19th century.
Architecture -- New York (State) -- New York -- History -- 20th century.
Architecture and society -- New York (State) -- New York -- History -- 19th century.
Architecture and society -- New York (State) -- New York -- History -- 20th century.
ISBN 9780393067545 (hardcover)
0393067548 (hardcover)
WorldCat no. 215172658

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