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Gilded Age

America's Gilded Age era - Ladies Book of Etiquette, c.1872. Authored by, Florence Hartley. Lee & Shepard, publisher's - New York. ~~ {cwl}

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Inside the Six-Story Gothic Manse That Was NYC's Largest

Grand Salon, Cornelius Vanderbilt II house, 1894, at Fifth Avenue and 57th Street. Salon designed by Jules Allard et Fils.


American parlor car - train interior, c.1888. Of the George Pullman Palace Car Company. An ornate way to travel, during America's Gilded Age era. ~~ (Smithsonian) ~~ {cwl}


Andrew Carnegie secretly purchased the land for his mansion in c.1898 during NYC's Gilded Age. Built in c.1903. Carnegie's UES mansion at 91st and 5th, is now the location for the Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum.


Sept. 15th, 1888 Pullman Car, Railroad. Transportation by rail for Gilded Age NYC to Chicago Line ~ dinner "Continental" menu.


1910s - Charles M. Schwab mansion, West End Ave & Riverside Drive, 73rd to 74th Sts, demolished 1948.