Infographic | Vanderbilts Explained | Famous American Families | Gilded Age | #american #history #people

Infographic | Vanderbilts Explained | Famous American Families | Gilded Age | #american #history #people

This magnificent home was demolished in 1927 and today the site is occupied by the Bergdorf Goodman department store. The only remnant of the mansion are its magnificent gates, which today provide the entrance to Central Park's Conservatory Gardens at 104th and Fifth.

Looking back at Manhattan's lost Gilded Age mansions

This magnificent home was demolished in 1927 and today the site is occupied by the Bergdorf Goodman department store. The only remnant of the mansion are its magnificent gates, which today provide the entrance to Central Park's Conservatory Gardens at 104th and Fifth.

*You MUST watch the video!!** Belcourt, Newport-Incredible restoration of a Gilded Age mansion.

Gilded Age - restored mansion edition.

*You MUST watch the video!!** Belcourt, Newport-Incredible restoration of a Gilded Age mansion.

America's Gilded Age era - "Ladies' Book of Etiquette, and Manuel of Politeness", originally published in, c.1872. Authored by, Florence Hartley. Publisher: Lee & Shepard, New York. ~ {cwlyons} ~ (Image: Hesperus Press)

America's Gilded Age era - "Ladies' Book of Etiquette, and Manuel of Politeness", originally published in, c.1872. Authored by, Florence Hartley. Publisher: Lee & Shepard, New York. ~ {cwlyons} ~ (Image: Hesperus Press)

In 1895 there were 300 live hummingbirds  hovering around an indoor fountain in honor of the Duke of Marlborough's visit to the Vanderbilt's  $11 million Marble House in Newport, RI.

In 1895 there were 300 live hummingbirds hovering around an indoor fountain in honor of the Duke of Marlborough's visit to the Vanderbilt's $11 million Marble House in Newport, RI.

The Gilded Age Era: The Astor Double Mansion on Fifth Avenue: the stairwell down which Mrs Caroline Astor fell

The Gilded Age Era: The Astor Double Mansion on Fifth Avenue: the stairwell down which Mrs Caroline Astor fell

Gilded Age era, in NYC. Head waiter at Sherry's Restaurant, c.1902. A popular eatery for the "400", high society of the era. ~ {cwl}

Gilded Age era, in NYC. Head waiter at Sherry's Restaurant, c.1902. A popular eatery for the "400", high society of the era. ~ {cwl}

Unseen images from the Gilded Age of New York: Book opens doors to the mansions and lifestyles of the city's first millionaires (click through for more photos)

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

Unseen images from the Gilded Age of New York: Book opens doors to the mansions and lifestyles of the city's first millionaires (click through for more photos)

Pullman Dining Car - Dinner "Continental" railroad menu - September 15th, c.1888. Dinner held by: New York and Chicago Limited Railroad ~ Transportation by rail, "En Route", for travelers during America's Gilded Age era.  ~ {cwlyons} ~ (Image: NYPL)

Pullman Dining Car - Dinner "Continental" railroad menu - September 15th, c.1888. Dinner held by: New York and Chicago Limited Railroad ~ Transportation by rail, "En Route", for travelers during America's Gilded Age era. ~ {cwlyons} ~ (Image: NYPL)

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