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The new American iron steamship "Champion," of the Vanderbilt line

Illustration showing the starboard side of the side-wheel steamship "Champion."

U.S. Transport "Vanderbilt"

Broadside view of sidewheel steamship.

Burial of Cornelius Vanderbilt / Mente ; from a sketch by Charles Mente.

Illustration shows mourners gathered around as the coffin of Cornelius Vanderbilt is carried to the tomb.

New York City - The Vanderbilt will contest ...

Print shows Dr. Jared Linsly testifying at a hearing on Cornelius Vanderbilt's mental and physical conditional.

Pedestal from the drawing room of the William H. Vanderbilt House

Herter Brothers, the leading cabinetmaking, design, and decorating firm during the second half of the nineteenth century, created a pair (2002.298.1-.2) of opulent pedestals for their most prestigious commissio... more

Pedestal from the drawing room of the William H. Vanderbilt House

Herter Brothers, the leading cabinetmaking, design, and decorating firm during the second half of the nineteenth century, created a pair (2002.298.1-.2) of opulent pedestals for their most prestigious commissio... more

Console from the drawing room of the William H. Vanderbilt House

William H. Vanderbilt, son of Cornelius “Commodore” Vanderbilt, inherited a vast fortune and a lucrative transport business, which he expanded exponentially, becoming one of the wealthiest men in America. In 18... more

Stained Glass Lunette from the Cornelius Vanderbilt II House, New York

John La Farge (American, New York 1835–1910 Providence, Rhode Island) Made in New York, New York, United States

Vanderbilt Mantelpiece date panel

This carved and inlaid panel was created for the residence of Cornelius Vanderbilt II on Fifth Avenue at 57th Street (demolished 1925-27). Working for the architect George B. Post, the artist John La Farge crea... more

Vanderbilt Mantelpiece

This mantelpiece originally dominated the entrance hall of the residence of Cornelius Vanderbilt II on Fifth Avenue at 57th Street (demolished 1925-27). Working for the architect George B. Post, the artist John... more

Cornelius Vanderbilt I

Saint-Gaudens’s work for Cornelius Vanderbilt II’s grand residence on Fifth Avenue at Fifty-Seventh Street included three low-relief portraits of family members. The posthumous likeness of patriarch Cornelius V... more

William Henry II and Cornelius Vanderbilt III

The eldest of Alice and Cornelius Vanderbilt II’s four sons, William Henry (1870–1892) and Cornelius (1873–1942), are the subjects of one of three low-relief portraits of Vanderbilt family members modeled by Sa... more

[Vanderbilt mausoleum, Moravian Cemetery, Staten Island, New York, under construction with workers]

Photograph shows mausoleum designed by Richard Morris Hunt for William Henry Vanderbilt and family.

[Marble House, William Kissam Vanderbilt house (Newport, Rhode Island). Interior wall details. Elevation]

Drawing shows arched doorways with columns and architectural sculpture, possibly for the foyer.

Cornelius Vanderbilt 'Breakers,' Newport, R.I. / Frank H. Child, photographer, Newport, R.I.

Photograph shows view of mansion designed by Richard Morris Hunt.

Cornelius Vanderbilt "Breakers," Newport, R.I. / Frank H. Child, photographer, Newport, R.I.

Photograph shows view of mansion designed by Richard Morris Hunt.

Cornelius Vanderbilt 'Breakers,' Newport, R.I. / Frank H. Child, photographer, Newport, R.I.

Photograph shows view of mansion designed by Richard Morris Hunt.

Cornelius Vanderbilt "Breakers," Newport, R.I. / Frank H. Child, photographer, Newport, R.I.

Photograph shows view of mansion designed by Richard Morris Hunt.

Portrait of W.H. Vanderbilt

Medalist: Jean-Désiré Ringel d'Illzach (Alsace 1847–1916 Strasbourg)

Cornelius Vanderbilt "Breakers," Newport, R.I. / Frank H. Child, photographer, Newport, R.I.

Photograph shows view of mansion designed by Richard Morris Hunt.

Cornelius Vanderbilt "Breakers," Newport, R.I. / Frank H. Child, photographer, Newport, R.I.

Photograph shows view of mansion designed by Richard Morris Hunt.

Land of the sky - Vanderbilt's mansion from Vista

Biltmore House, the southern home of George W. Vanderbilt, Asheville (vicinity?), N.C.