Marble House, Newport, RI Photos

Marble House (1892) (aka William K. Vanderbilt mansion). Designed by architect Richard Morris Hunt, this House Museum is on the National Register and run by the Preservation Society of Newport County.

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Marble House. Newport, RI.Columns detail at Marble House. Newport, RI.Curved driveway leading to Marble House. Newport, RI.Marble House spouting head fountains along grand entry. Newport, RI.
Marble House (aka William K. Vanderbilt mansion) (1892). Newport, RI. Architect: Richard Morris Hunt. On National Register.Columns detail at Marble House. Newport, RI.Curved driveway leading to Marble House. Newport, RI.Marble House spouting head fountains along grand entry. Newport, RI.
Front door at Marble House. Newport, RI.Lion face over front door grill at Marble House. Newport, RI.Marble House iron grill of sun god face over window. Newport, RI.Ocean-side facade at Marble House. Newport, RI.
Front door at Marble House. Newport, RI.Lion face over front door grill at Marble House. Newport, RI.Marble House iron grill of sun god face over window. Newport, RI.Ocean-side facade at Marble House. Newport, RI.
Staircase at Marble House. Newport, RI.Newel post statue in form of boy blowing conch shell at Marble House. Newport, RI.Mirror reflecting staircase at Marble House. Newport, RI.Stairwell with ceiling painting at Marble House. Newport, RI.
Staircase at Marble House. Newport, RI.Newel post statue in form of boy blowing conch shell at Marble House. Newport, RI.Mirror reflecting staircase at Marble House. Newport, RI.Stairwell with ceiling painting at Marble House. Newport, RI.
Stairwell chandelier at Marble House. Newport, RI.Figures with trumpet on chandelier over stairwell at Marble House. Newport, RI.Staircase at Marble House. Newport, RI.Le Combat de Marcel et de Maillard Gobelins Tapestry by Pierre-Francois Cozette at Marble House. Newport, RI.
Stairwell chandelier at Marble House. Newport, RI.Figures with trumpet on chandelier over stairwell at Marble House. Newport, RI.Staircase at Marble House. Newport, RI.Le Combat de Marcel et de Maillard Gobelins Tapestry (1790) by Pierre-Francois Cozette at Marble House. Newport, RI.
Dining room by Richard Morris Hunt at Marble House. Newport, RI.Dining room table centerpiece at Marble House. Newport, RI.Dining room fireplace with portrait of Louis XIV attrib. to Henri Testelin at Marble House. Newport, RI.Dining room ceiling painting with Mercury leading a goddess to Mount Olympus to meet Mars holding a shield at Marble House. Newport, RI.
Dining room by Richard Morris Hunt at Marble House. Newport, RI.Dining room table centerpiece at Marble House. Newport, RI.Dining room fireplace with portrait of Louis XIV (late 17th C) attrib. to Henri Testelin at Marble House. Newport, RI.Dining room ceiling painting with Mercury leading a goddess to Mount Olympus to meet Mars holding a shield at Marble House. Newport, RI.
Portrait of Louis XV at 13 years old in Dining Room at Marble House. Newport, RI.Ornate window between rooms at Marble House. Newport, RI.Library at Marble House. Newport, RI.Clock, vases & lamps on Library mantelpiece at Marble House. Newport, RI.
Portrait of Louis XV at 13 years old in Dining Room at Marble House. Newport, RI.Ornate window between rooms at Marble House. Newport, RI.Library at Marble House. Newport, RI.Clock, vases & lamps on Library mantelpiece at Marble House. Newport, RI.
Library ladder at Marble House. Newport, RI.Library painting of Clio, Muse of History, writing while Time looks on in Library at Marble House. Newport, RI.Library door handle & lock with scallop shell & stalactites at Marble House. Newport, RI.Mantel clock at Marble House. Newport, RI.
Library ladder at Marble House. Newport, RI.Library painting of Clio, Muse of History, writing while Time looks on in Library at Marble House. Newport, RI.Library door handle & lock with scallop shell & stalactites at Marble House. Newport, RI.Mantel clock at Marble House. Newport, RI.
Gothic Room with carved fireplace, stained glass & ceiling at Marble House. Newport, RI.Fireplace details in Gothic Room at Marble House. Newport, RI.Ceiling details in Gothic Room at Marble House. Newport, RI.Gothic Room ceiling & woodwork at Marble House. Newport, RI.
Gothic Room with carved fireplace, stained glass & ceiling at Marble House. Newport, RI.Fireplace details in Gothic Room at Marble House. Newport, RI.Ceiling details in Gothic Room at Marble House. Newport, RI.Gothic Room ceiling & woodwork at Marble House. Newport, RI.
Gothic Room stained glass window with Bishops at Marble House. Newport, RI.Gothic Room stained glass window with Saints at Marble House. Newport, RI.Saint Barbara sculpture in Gothic Room at Marble House. Newport, RI.Tapestry detail in Gothic Room at Marble House. Newport, RI.
Gothic Room stained glass window with Bishops at Marble House. Newport, RI.Gothic Room stained glass window with Saints at Marble House. Newport, RI.Saint Barbara sculpture in Gothic Room at Marble House. Newport, RI.Tapestry detail in Gothic Room at Marble House. Newport, RI.
Gold Room at Marble House. Newport, RI.Gold Room ceiling detail at Marble House. Newport, RI.Gold Room Bacchus fireplace flanked by candelabras of old age & youth figures at Marble House. Newport, RI.Bacchus, God of Wine, with heavenly symbols over fireplace in Gold Room at Marble House. Newport, RI.
Gold Room at Marble House. Newport, RI.Gold Room ceiling detail at Marble House. Newport, RI.Gold Room Bacchus fireplace flanked by candelabras of old age & youth figures at Marble House. Newport, RI.Bacchus, God of Wine, with heavenly symbols over fireplace in Gold Room at Marble House. Newport, RI.
Romantic ceiling painting of Minerva goddess of Wisdom & War taking young man from his love while Cupid holds him back in Gold Room at Marble House. Newport, RI.Romantic ceiling painting of Minerva goddess of Wisdom & War taking young man from his love while Cupid holds him back in Gold Room at Marble House. Newport, RI.Gold panel with story of Hercules aiming an arrow at a centaur that has kidnapped his wife Deineira in Gold Room at Marble House. Newport, RI.Gold panel with story of Neptune with Thetis in Gold Room at Marble House. Newport, RI.
Romantic ceiling painting of Minerva goddess of Wisdom & War taking young man from his love while Cupid holds him back in Gold Room at Marble House. Newport, RI.Romantic ceiling painting of Minerva goddess of Wisdom & War taking young man from his love while Cupid holds him back in Gold Room at Marble House. Newport, RI.Gold panel with story of Hercules aiming an arrow at a centaur that has kidnapped his wife Deineira in Gold Room at Marble House. Newport, RI.Gold panel with story of Neptune with Thetis in Gold Room at Marble House. Newport, RI.
Red sitting room with pictures of horses at Marble House. Newport, RI.Ceiling painting shows goddess in red sitting room at Marble House. Newport, RI.Fireplace with portrait on second floor at Marble House. Newport, RI.Mrs. Vanderbilt's bedroom at Marble House. Newport, RI.
Red sitting room with pictures of horses at Marble House. Newport, RI.Ceiling painting shows goddess in red sitting room at Marble House. Newport, RI.Fireplace with portrait on second floor at Marble House. Newport, RI.Mrs. Vanderbilt's bedroom at Marble House. Newport, RI.
Mrs. Vanderbilt's bedroom at Marble House. Newport, RI.Ceiling painting with female Greek gods in Mrs. Vanderbilt's bedroom at Marble House. Newport, RI.Fireplace with sculptures holding torcheres & mantle clock under mirror in Mrs. Vanderbilt's bedroom at Marble House. Newport, RI.Spiral staircase for servants at Marble House. Newport, RI.
Mrs. Vanderbilt's bedroom at Marble House. Newport, RI.Ceiling painting with female Greek gods in Mrs. Vanderbilt's bedroom at Marble House. Newport, RI.Fireplace with sculptures holding torcheres & mantle clock under mirror in Mrs. Vanderbilt's bedroom at Marble House. Newport, RI.Spiral staircase for servants at Marble House. Newport, RI.
Consuelo Vanderbilt's Bedroom at Marble House. Newport, RI.Trophy room at Marble House. Newport, RI.Silver trophy cup at Marble House. Newport, RI.Portrait of Harold Stirling Vanderbilt at wheel of "Ranger" by Bernard Boutet de Monvel at Marble House. Newport, RI.
Consuelo Vanderbilt's Bedroom at Marble House. Newport, RI.Trophy room at Marble House. Newport, RI.Silver trophy cup at Marble House. Newport, RI.Portrait of Harold Stirling Vanderbilt at wheel of "Ranger" (1939) by Bernard Boutet de Monvel at Marble House. Newport, RI.
Portrait of Cornelius Vanderbilt at Marble House. Newport, RI.Portrait of Cornelius Vanderbilt at Marble House. Newport, RI.Portrait of William K. Vanderbilt at Marble House. Newport, RI.Mrs. William K. Vanderbilt copy after Benjamin Curtis Porter at Marble House. Newport, RI.
Portrait of Cornelius Vanderbilt at Marble House. Newport, RI.Portrait of Cornelius Vanderbilt (aka The Commodore) at Marble House. Newport, RI.Portrait of William K. Vanderbilt at Marble House. Newport, RI.Mrs. William K. Vanderbilt (20th C) copy after Benjamin Curtis Porter at Marble House. Newport, RI.
William K. Vanderbilt's Bedroom at Marble House. Newport, RI.Mr. Vanderbilt's Bedroom at Marble House. Newport, RI.Mr. Vanderbilt's Bedroom ceiling carving at Marble House. Newport, RI.Guest Bedroom at Marble House. Newport, RI.
William K. Vanderbilt's Bedroom at Marble House. Newport, RI.Mr. Vanderbilt's Bedroom at Marble House. Newport, RI.Mr. Vanderbilt's Bedroom ceiling carving at Marble House. Newport, RI.Guest Bedroom at Marble House. Newport, RI.
Guest Bedroom fireplace & mirror at Marble House. Newport, RI.Guest Sitting Room at Marble House. Newport, RI.China cabinet at Marble House. Newport, RI.William K. Vanderbilt's crest on dinner plates at Marble House. Newport, RI.
Guest Bedroom fireplace & mirror at Marble House. Newport, RI.Guest Sitting Room at Marble House. Newport, RI.China cabinet at Marble House. Newport, RI.William K. Vanderbilt's crest on dinner plates at Marble House. Newport, RI.
Votes for Women cup & saucer by John Maddock & Sons from conference held at Marble House. Newport, RI.William K. Vanderbilt's crest on formal dinner service at Marble House. Newport, RI.Silver coffee pot with sugar & creamer bowls at Marble House. Newport, RI.Automatic water heater by Pittsburg Water Heater Co. at Marble House. Newport, RI.
Votes for Women cup & saucer (1914) by John Maddock & Sons from conference held at Marble House. Newport, RI.William K. Vanderbilt's crest on formal dinner service at Marble House. Newport, RI.Silver coffee pot with sugar & creamer bowls at Marble House. Newport, RI.Automatic water heater (c1907) by Pittsburg Water Heater Co. at Marble House. Newport, RI.
Kitchen ranges by Duparquet, Huot & Moneuse Co. plus copper pans in kitchen at Marble House. Newport, RI.Copper pots & pans in kitchen at Marble House. Newport, RI.Press & knife cleaner in kitchen at Marble House. Newport, RI.Food tins & utensils in kitchen at Marble House. Newport, RI.
Kitchen ranges by Duparquet, Huot & Moneuse Co. plus copper pans in kitchen at Marble House. Newport, RI.Copper pots & pans in kitchen at Marble House. Newport, RI.Press & knife cleaner in kitchen at Marble House. Newport, RI.Food tins & utensils in kitchen at Marble House. Newport, RI.
Chinese tea-house at Marble House. Newport, RI.Chinese tea-house at Marble House. Newport, RI.

Chinese tea-house (1913) at Marble House. Newport, RI. Architect: Richard Howland Hunt.Chinese tea-house (1913) at Marble House. Newport, RI.


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