Newport Photos

Newport, earliest seat of government of the Rhode Island colony, is marked by its fine ensemble of early American heritage buildings & by the many mansions built by the wealthy of the late 19th century.

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Cliff walk & mansions of town once the summer enclave of America's wealthy. Newport, RI.The Breakers mansion ocean-side facade on Cliff Walk was home of Cornelius Vanderbilt II & family. Newport, RI.The Breakers columns & floral gardens. Newport, RI.The Breakers. Newport, RI.
Cliff walk & mansions of town once the summer enclave of America's wealthy. Newport, RI.The Breakers mansion ocean-side facade on Cliff Walk was home of Cornelius Vanderbilt II & family. Newport, RI.The Breakers columns & floral gardens. Newport, RI.The Breakers (1893-5). Newport, RI. Style: Beaux Arts. Architect: Richard Morris Hunt. On National Register.
The Breakers porch ceiling mosaics. Newport, RI.The Breakers arches detail. Newport, RI.The Breakers sculpted bronze lamp post. Newport, RI.The Breakers Children's House porch columns carved figures of bagpiper & player with mask. Newport, RI.
The Breakers porch ceiling mosaics. Newport, RI.The Breakers arches detail. Newport, RI.The Breakers sculpted bronze lamp post. Newport, RI.The Breakers Children's House porch columns carved figures of bagpiper & player with mask. Newport, RI.
Rosecliff mansion of marble. Newport, RI.Rosecliff mansion sculpted stone fountain of cherub holding fish over cranes. Newport, RI.Rosecliff mansion architectural details of neoclassical window surround. Newport, RI.Rosecliff mansion iron phoenix holds lamp over entrance. Newport, RI.
Rosecliff mansion (1902) of marble. Newport, RI. Architect: McKim, Mead & White. On National Register.Rosecliff mansion sculpted stone fountain of cherub holding fish over cranes. Newport, RI.Rosecliff mansion architectural details of neoclassical window surround. Newport, RI.Rosecliff mansion iron phoenix holds lamp over entrance. Newport, RI.
Astor's Beechwood mansion garden with stone dogs & sea. Newport, RI.Astor's Beechwood mansion occupied by the Astors in 1880. Newport, RI.Astor's Beechwood mansion rococo details of ballroom. Newport, RI.Astor's Beechwood mansion ballroom ceiling mural of Neptune. Newport, RI.
Astor's Beechwood mansion garden with stone dogs & sea. Newport, RI.Astor's Beechwood mansion (1855) occupied by the Astors in 1880. Newport, RI.Astor's Beechwood mansion rococo details of ballroom. Newport, RI.Astor's Beechwood mansion ballroom ceiling mural of Neptune. Newport, RI.
Marble House built for Alva Vanderbilt. Newport, RI.Marble House spouting head fountains along grand entry. Newport, RI.Marble House iron grill of sun god face over window. Newport, RI.Marble House garden stone urn & hydrangeas. Newport, RI.
Marble House (1888-92) built for Alva Vanderbilt. Newport, RI. Architect: Richard Morris Hunt. On National Register.Marble House spouting head fountains along grand entry. Newport, RI.Marble House iron grill of sun god face over window. Newport, RI.Marble House garden stone urn & hydrangeas. Newport, RI.
Marble House Chinese teahouse. Newport, RI.Chateau-sur-mer built by China Trade Merchant William Westmore. Newport, RI.The Elms French-style chateau built by coal millionaire Edward Berwind. Newport, RI.The Elms sculpture of lion fighting a crocodile. Newport, RI.
Marble House Chinese teahouse. Newport, RI.Chateau-sur-mer (1851-52) built by China Trade Merchant William Westmore. Newport, RI. Architect: Richard Morris Hunt. On National Register.The Elms (1899-1901) French-style chateau built by coal millionaire Edward Berwind. Newport, RI. Architect: Horace Trumbauer. On National Register.The Elms sculpture of lion fighting a crocodile. Newport, RI.
Salve Regina College on Cliff Walk. Newport, RI.Colony House later Rhode Island State House. Newport, RI.Trinity Church steeple. Newport, RI.Touro Synagogue neoclassical entrance. Newport, RI.
Salve Regina College on Cliff Walk. Newport, RI.Colony House (1734-76) later Rhode Island State House (1776-1900). Newport, RI. Style: Georgian. Architect: Richard Munday. On National Register.Trinity Church (1726) steeple. Newport, RI. Style: Georgian. Architect: Richard Munday. On National Register.Touro Synagogue (1763) neoclassical entrance. Newport, RI. Architect: Peter Harrison. On National Register.
Wilbour Ellery House front door on Washington Square. Newport, RI.Newport Artillery Company. Newport, RI.Simon Pease House. Newport, RI.Newport Art Museum in Griswald House. Newport, RI.
Wilbour Ellery House (1801) front door on Washington Square. Newport, RI. On National Register.Newport Artillery Company (1835) (23 Clarke St.). Newport, RI. Architect: Alexander MacGregor, Duress & McWade. On National Register.Simon Pease House (1700) (32 Clarke St.). Newport, RI.Newport Art Museum in Griswald House (1864). Newport, RI.
Griswald House now Newport Art Museum. Newport, RI.Commodore Mathew Galbraith Perry Memorial detail showing US treaty with Japan. Newport, RI.Victorian house once location of US Naval Academy during Civil War 1861-65. Newport, RI.Bowen's Wharf shops & restaurants. Newport, RI.
Griswald House (1864) now Newport Art Museum. Newport, RI. Style: Stick. Architect: Richard Morris Hunt. On National Register.Commodore Mathew Galbraith Perry (1794-1858) Memorial detail showing US treaty with Japan. Newport, RI.Victorian house once location of US Naval Academy during Civil War 1861-65. Newport, RI.Bowen's Wharf shops & restaurants. Newport, RI.

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