The Elms, Newport, RI Photos

The Elms (1901) (367 Bellevue Ave.) is a French-style chateau built by coal millionaire Edward Berwind. Designed by architect Horace Trumbauer, this House Museum is on the National Register and run by the Preservation Society of Newport County.

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The Elms French-style chateau built by coal millionaire Edward Berwind. Newport, RI.Rear garden facade of The Elms built for coal baron Edward Julius Berwind. Newport, RI.Sculpture of tigress with cubs on terrace of The Elms. Newport, RI.Sculpture of tigress fighting crocodile on terrace of The Elms. Newport, RI.
The Elms (1901) (367 Bellevue Ave.) French-style chateau built by coal millionaire Edward Berwind. Newport, RI. Architect: Horace Trumbauer. On National Register.Rear garden facade of The Elms built for coal baron Edward Julius Berwind. Newport, RI.Sculpture of tigress with cubs on terrace of The Elms. Newport, RI.Sculpture of tigress fighting crocodile on terrace of The Elms. Newport, RI.
Madness of Athamas sculpture by Pio Fedè on terrace of The Elms. Newport, RI.Marble female figure with torch in garden of The Elms. Newport, RI.Bellevue Ave. main entrance flanked by sphinx statues at The Elms. Newport, RI.Carved classical face over door arch of entrance to The Elms. Newport, RI.
Madness of Athamas sculpture (1880) by Pio Fedè on terrace of The Elms. Newport, RI.Marble female figure with torch in garden of The Elms. Newport, RI.Bellevue Ave. main entrance flanked by sphinx statues at The Elms. Newport, RI.Carved classical face over door arch of entrance to The Elms. Newport, RI.
Neoclassical entrance facade of The Elms. Newport, RI.Female sphinx marble sculpture with bronze putti on back at The Elms. Newport, RI.Stairway entrance hall at The Elms. Newport, RI.Neoclassical bronze relief of helmeted Athena over carved marble relief of Hercules & two cherubs in Gallery Hall at The Elms. Newport, RI.
Neoclassical entrance facade of The Elms. Newport, RI.Female sphinx marble sculpture with bronze putti on back at The Elms. Newport, RI.Stairway entrance hall at The Elms. Newport, RI.Neoclassical bronze relief of helmeted Athena over carved marble relief of Hercules & two cherubs in Gallery Hall at The Elms. Newport, RI.
Gallery Hall at The Elms. Newport, RI.Scipio Africanus Declining Regal Honors painting by Paolo Pagani in Gallery Hall at The Elms. Newport, RI.Library fireplace with Madonna & Child carving in pediment at The Elms. Newport, RI.Library at The Elms. Newport, RI.
Gallery Hall at The Elms. Newport, RI.Scipio Africanus (Roman general who conquered Carthage) Declining Regal Honors painting (c1706) by Paolo Pagani in Gallery Hall at The Elms. Newport, RI.Library fireplace with Madonna & Child carving in pediment at The Elms. Newport, RI.Library at The Elms. Newport, RI.
Drawing Room marble fireplace at The Elms. Newport, RI.Mantle clock with graces around horizontal numbers in Drawing Room at The Elms. Newport, RI.Conservatory with mirrors & sculptures at The Elms. Newport, RI.Fountain with bronze horses & sea deities in Conservatory at The Elms. Newport, RI.
Drawing Room marble fireplace at The Elms. Newport, RI.Mantle clock with graces around horizontal numbers in Drawing Room at The Elms. Newport, RI.Conservatory (aka Palm Room) with mirrors & sculptures at The Elms. Newport, RI.Fountain with bronze horses & sea deities in Conservatory at The Elms. Newport, RI.
Sculpture of cherubs playing at music by Arriglini at The Elms. Newport, RI.Drawing Room at The Elms. Newport, RI.Aubusson carpet in Drawing Room at The Elms. Newport, RI.Drawing Room ceiling painting depicts Boreas, god of north wind, being driven from sky by Spring Zephyrs attrib. to Jacob de Witt at The Elms. Newport, RI.
Sculpture of cherubs playing at music by Arriglini at The Elms. Newport, RI.Drawing Room at The Elms. Newport, RI.Aubusson carpet in Drawing Room at The Elms. Newport, RI.Drawing Room ceiling painting depicts Boreas, god of north wind, being driven from sky by Spring Zephyrs (18th C) attrib. to Jacob de Witt at The Elms. Newport, RI.
Ballroom fireplace with mirror & marble sculpture at The Elms. Newport, RI.Portrait of Elizabeth Drexel Lehr by Giovanni Boldini in Ballroom at The Elms. Newport, RI.Dining room at The Elms. Newport, RI.Sculpted centerpieces on dining room sideboard at The Elms. Newport, RI.
Ballroom fireplace with mirror & marble sculpture at The Elms. Newport, RI.Portrait of Elizabeth Drexel Lehr (1905) by Giovanni Boldini in Ballroom at The Elms. Newport, RI.Dining room at The Elms. Newport, RI.Sculpted centerpieces on dining room sideboard at The Elms. Newport, RI.
Dining room fireplace with Roman-style bust at The Elms. Newport, RI.Roman-style bust on mantle of dining room fireplace at The Elms. Newport, RI.Dining room sconce at The Elms. Newport, RI.Dining room coffered ceiling with winged lions of St. Mark at The Elms. Newport, RI.
Dining room fireplace with Roman-style bust at The Elms. Newport, RI.Roman-style bust on mantle of dining room fireplace at The Elms. Newport, RI.Dining room sconce at The Elms. Newport, RI.Dining room coffered ceiling with winged lions of St. Mark at The Elms. Newport, RI.
Syphax before Scipio painting attrib. Giambattista Piazzetta in dining room at The Elms. Newport, RI.Triumph of Scipio painting by Pagani in dining room at The Elms. Newport, RI.Chinoiserie Breakfast Room with black & gold lacquer wall panels in style of Kangxi period at The Elms. Newport, RI.Peach marble fireplace in Chinoiserie Breakfast Room at The Elms. Newport, RI.
Syphax before Scipio painting (c1706) attrib. Giambattista Piazzetta in dining room at The Elms. Newport, RI.Triumph of Scipio painting (c1706) by Pagani in dining room at The Elms. Newport, RI.Chinoiserie Breakfast Room with black & gold lacquer wall panels in style of Kangxi period (1662-1722) at The Elms. Newport, RI.Peach marble fireplace in Chinoiserie Breakfast Room at The Elms. Newport, RI.
French mantle clock by Gerhard Humbert of Metz at The Elms. Newport, RI.Chinoiserie Breakfast Room lacquer wall panel in style of Kangxi period at The Elms. Newport, RI.Chinoiserie Breakfast Room lacquer wall panel detail in style of Kangxi period at The Elms. Newport, RI.Chinoiserie Breakfast Room ceiling trim at The Elms. Newport, RI.
French mantle clock by Gerhard Humbert of Metz at The Elms. Newport, RI.Chinoiserie Breakfast Room lacquer wall panel in style of Kangxi period (1662-1722) at The Elms. Newport, RI.Chinoiserie Breakfast Room lacquer wall panel detail in style of Kangxi period (1662-1722) at The Elms. Newport, RI.Chinoiserie Breakfast Room ceiling trim at The Elms. Newport, RI.
Chinoiserie Breakfast Room ceiling medallion at The Elms. Newport, RI.Jade sculpture of mythical creature with snake handle on stand with precious stones at The Elms. Newport, RI.Flower arrangement at The Elms. Newport, RI.Fireplace in Louis XV Bedroom at The Elms. Newport, RI.
Chinoiserie Breakfast Room ceiling medallion at The Elms. Newport, RI.Jade sculpture of mythical creature with snake handle on stand with precious stones at The Elms. Newport, RI.Flower arrangement at The Elms. Newport, RI.Fireplace in Louis XV Bedroom (aka Satinwood Room) at The Elms. Newport, RI.
Draped bed in Louis XV Bedroom at The Elms. Newport, RI.Silhouette French drawing room scenes & wallpaper detail in Louis XV Bedroom at The Elms. Newport, RI.Bathroom at south end of second floor hall with tub, sits bath & throne toilet at The Elms. Newport, RI.Bathroom mirror at The Elms. Newport, RI.
Draped bed in Louis XV Bedroom (aka Satinwood Room) at The Elms. Newport, RI.Silhouette French drawing room scenes & wallpaper detail in Louis XV Bedroom (aka Satinwood Room) at The Elms. Newport, RI.Bathroom at south end of second floor hall with tub, sits bath & throne toilet at The Elms. Newport, RI.Bathroom mirror at The Elms. Newport, RI.
Mrs. Sarah Torrey Berwind's Bedroom at The Elms. Newport, RI.Mrs. Berwind's Bedroom fireplace at The Elms. Newport, RI.Portrait of Mrs. Sarah Torrey Berwind by Frieda Menshausen Labriola at The Elms. Newport, RI.Mr. Edward J. Berwind's Bedroom at The Elms. Newport, RI.
Mrs. Sarah Torrey Berwind's Bedroom at The Elms. Newport, RI.Mrs. Berwind's Bedroom fireplace at The Elms. Newport, RI.Portrait of Mrs. Sarah Torrey Berwind (1902) by Frieda Menshausen Labriola at The Elms. Newport, RI.Mr. Edward J. Berwind's Bedroom at The Elms. Newport, RI.
Mr. Berwind's Bedroom fireplace at The Elms. Newport, RI.Mr. Berwind's Bedroom bookcase at The Elms. Newport, RI.Mr. Berwind's bathroom with throne & sink at The Elms. Newport, RI.Mr. Berwind's bathroom with sink & tub at The Elms. Newport, RI.
Mr. Berwind's Bedroom fireplace at The Elms. Newport, RI.Mr. Berwind's Bedroom bookcase at The Elms. Newport, RI.Mr. Berwind's bathroom with throne & sink at The Elms. Newport, RI.Mr. Berwind's bathroom with sink & tub at The Elms. Newport, RI.
Sitting Room on second floor at The Elms. Newport, RI.Sitting Room fireplace at The Elms. Newport, RI.Portrait of lady in blue dress with pearls by Alphonse Jongers at The Elms. Newport, RI.Society portrait in Sitting Room at The Elms. Newport, RI.
Sitting Room on second floor at The Elms. Newport, RI.Sitting Room fireplace at The Elms. Newport, RI.Portrait of lady in blue dress with pearls by Alphonse Jongers at The Elms. Newport, RI.Society portrait in Sitting Room at The Elms. Newport, RI.
Erard Grand piano in Sitting Room at The Elms. Newport, RI.Push button light switches in Sitting Room at The Elms. Newport, RI.Gold Room at The Elms. Newport, RI.French mantel clock at The Elms. Newport, RI.
Erard Grand piano in Sitting Room at The Elms. Newport, RI.Push button light switches in Sitting Room at The Elms. Newport, RI.Gold Room at The Elms. Newport, RI.French mantel clock at The Elms. Newport, RI.
Green Bedroom at The Elms. Newport, RI.Bookcase with desk in Green Room at The Elms. Newport, RI.Fireplace tools on rack in shape of sailing ship at The Elms. Newport, RI.Marble bathroom sink at The Elms. Newport, RI.
Green Bedroom at The Elms. Newport, RI.Bookcase with desk in Green Room at The Elms. Newport, RI.Fireplace tools on rack in shape of sailing ship at The Elms. Newport, RI.Marble bathroom sink at The Elms. Newport, RI.
Maid's Room at The Elms. Newport, RI.Pantry for porcelain storage at The Elms. Newport, RI.Ceramic oyster pyramidal serving dish at The Elms. Newport, RI.Glass punch bowl at The Elms. Newport, RI.
Maid's Room at The Elms. Newport, RI.Pantry for porcelain storage at The Elms. Newport, RI.Ceramic oyster pyramidal serving dish at The Elms. Newport, RI.Glass punch bowl at The Elms. Newport, RI.
Butler's pantry at The Elms. Newport, RI.Electrical circuit breakers at The Elms. Newport, RI.Kitchen at The Elms. Newport, RI.Kitchen stove by Duparquet, Moneuse & Huot of France at The Elms. Newport, RI.
Butler's pantry at The Elms. Newport, RI.Electrical circuit breakers at The Elms. Newport, RI.Kitchen at The Elms. Newport, RI.Kitchen stove by Duparquet, Moneuse & Huot of France at The Elms. Newport, RI.
Rotating portable rack in kitchen at The Elms. Newport, RI.Ceramic soup tureen with blue garlands at The Elms. Newport, RI.Kitchen shelving with ceramic bowls & crocks at The Elms. Newport, RI.Saltglaze jug with painted blue bird at The Elms. Newport, RI.
Rotating portable rack in kitchen at The Elms. Newport, RI.Ceramic soup tureen with blue garlands at The Elms. Newport, RI.Kitchen shelving with ceramic bowls & crocks at The Elms. Newport, RI.Saltglaze jug with painted blue bird at The Elms. Newport, RI.
Stable & garage at The Elms. Newport, RI.Hercules Fountain at The Elms. Newport, RI.Satyr on Hercules Fountain at The Elms. Newport, RI.Winged horse on Hercules Fountain at The Elms. Newport, RI.
Stable & garage at The Elms. Newport, RI.Hercules Fountain at The Elms. Newport, RI.Satyr on Hercules Fountain at The Elms. Newport, RI.Winged horse on Hercules Fountain at The Elms. Newport, RI.
Marble Pavilions & sunken garden at The Elms. Newport, RI.Marble Pavilion & sunken garden at The Elms. Newport, RI.Marble Pavilion at The Elms. Newport, RI.Marble well & sunken garden at The Elms. Newport, RI.
Marble Pavilions & sunken garden at The Elms. Newport, RI.Marble Pavilion & sunken garden at The Elms. Newport, RI.Marble Pavilion at The Elms. Newport, RI.Marble well & sunken garden at The Elms. Newport, RI.
Dolphin fountain at The Elms. Newport, RI.


Dolphin fountain at The Elms. Newport, RI.



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