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A photograph of The Breakers (first), ocean facade. Large striped awnings are visible at the first level; the house is covered in ivy. Architectural features include two large gables, a balustrad...


A photograph depicting a large hall in The Breakers (first). A staircase flanks an archway at center; potted palms, chandeliers, and sconces are seen throughout. Room has a coffered ceiling and e...


A Christmas greeting card sent by Anne and William Vanderbilt. Card is printed with red text on front, and opens to reveal a photograph of the extended Vanderbilt family in a living room. Portrai...

2009.3.156
Postcard
circa 1955

A color postcard depicting the ocean (eastern) facade of The Breakers. Two women are seen standing on the lawn at foreground; a significant portion of the house is covered in ivy. Printed caption o...


A photograph of the southeastern (ocean-facing) facade at The Breakers. Vines are seen growing on the exterior at left; groups of trees are located to the left and right. Photo has a stamp of "SEP ...


A photograph of the northwestern (entrance) facade of The Breakers (1895). A sign entitled "VISITORS PLEASE NOTICE" is located at right; trees and walkways line both sides of the entrance driveway.

95.2.11
Postcard
August 6 1945

Linen-type postcard, color illustration of the main entrance and gateway to the Breakers, Newport, R.I. The house and main walk are visible through the gate. Beneath the image is printed, "Residenc...

99.4.169t
Postcard
circa 1930

Color printed images depicting Aloha Landing ("BOAT LANDING OF COMMODORE JAMES ESTATE") and The Breakers. The first image shows the James boat landing, as well as Beechbound and Beacon Rock (the "M...

99.4.169j
Postcard
circa 1930

A color printed image of The Breakers (ocean facade). The image is part of a souvenir folio intended for mailing.

99.4.169f
Postcard
circa 1930

A color printed image of houses along the Cliff Walk, including the Breakers and Ochre Court. The image is part of a souvenir folio intended for mailing.

2010.13
Clipping
circa 1921

A printed image of the southwest facade of The Breakers. A parterre is visible at foreground; a pergola supported by columns at center is covered in vines. Image was most likely removed from a 1921...

2012.1.1
Postcard
September 12 1915

A postcard depicting the entrance to the Breakers. Caption reads: "BREAKERS, LATE CORNELIUS VANDERBILT RESIDENCE, NEWPORT, R.I. Handwritten note on reverse; sent 12 September 1915.

2012.1.2
Postcard
circa 1915

A color postcard depicting the entrance gate and facade of the Breakers. Caption reads: "GATEWAY TO THE 'BREAKERS' THE LATE CORNELIUS VANDERBILT RES., NEWPORT, R.I."


A photograph of a gathering on the lawn of The Breakers (1895). A striped tent and the southeastern (ocean-facing) facade of the house are visible in the background. Original image is most likely f...

2010.10.5
Postcard
1915 – 1930

A color postcard featuring The Breakers and Ochre Court from the Cliff Walk. A stone wall with an arch is visible towards right and center.


A color postcard depicting The Breakers as seen from the coast. Rocks along the Cliff Walk are visible at foreground; a gate is visible at left. Handwritten message along bottom edge; postcard has ...

2009.3.147
Postcard
after 1907

A black and white postcard depicting the ocean facade of The Breakers. A caption along the bottom edge reads: " 'The Breakers'-Cliff View. Newport, R.I."

P4168
Print, Photomechanical
circa 1902 – 1915

An image removed from an album of Newport points of interest, depicting the ocean-facing (southeastern) facade of The Breakers. Caption at bottom left reads: 'THE BREAKERS'-MRS. CORNELIUS VANDERBIL...


A photograph of the Shepard Avenue entrance to The Breakers, including walls, a fence, and large gates. Based on the minimal growth of vegetation visible, photo was most likely taken at a date clos...


A glass plate positive image, probably for use in a magic lantern (stereopticon) projection unit. The image depicts the entrance gate at the Breakers.

96.38.48
Ring, Napkin
1900 – 1920

Napkin ring marked "Souvenir Of Newport, RI". Has images of forty steps, old mill, and the breakers; caption with respective image: Forty Steps, Old Mill, The Breakers/Residence of Cornelius Vand...


A color postcard depicting the ocean facade of The Breakers. Flowers and shrubs are visible at foreground. A caption below image reads: " 'The Breakers,' Newport, Rhode Island./6208. Copyright, 18...


A printed image of The Breakers (1895), most likely removed from a Newport Casino Bulletin (unknown year). Image depicts the entrance to the main house from a set of gates; trees line a walkway and...


A printed image of The Breakers (1895), most likely removed from a Newport Casino Bulletin (1920). Image depicts the house's Ochre Point Avenue entrance, including gates and a tree-lined driveway. ...


A matted photograph of The Breakers' southeastern facade during its construction. A hill is located at foreground; a pile of materials, possibly stone, can be seen near the house at center.


A photograph taken on the grounds of The Breakers (1895). A children's playhouse at left is bordered by a walkway with small trees; the main house is visible in the background at right. Image was p...


A matted photograph of the Shepard Avenue entrance drive at The Breakers (1895). A children's playhouse is visible at left, surrounded by trees and shrubs. The entrance (northwestern) facade of the...


A photographic copy of an original image by Frank H. Child. Image depicts the interior of the first story loggia at The Breakers. Celings and walls are covered with mosaic tiles; space is fileld wi...


A matted photograph depicting the children's playhouse at The Breakers. A walkway bordered by grass and shrubs is visible at foreground. Caption on bottom edge reads: "No. 305 'Tea House' at Corne...


A matted photograph depicting the entrance to The Breakers. Manicured trees line the driveway; trees and other plantings are visible in the background.


A photograph depicting the entrance to The Breakers. A children's playhouse, built for the first Breakers, is visible at left. Trees and shrubs are visible on both sides of the driveway.


A photograph of the rear facade of the first Breakers estate (Peabody and Stearns, 1878). Features of the wooden shingled house include gables, dormers, large awnings, and a central built-in turret...


A photograph of the first Breakers estate, (Peabody and Stearns, 1878). A caption on the photograph correctly assumes that Cornelius Vanderbilt II purchased the property in 1885. Features of the ...


A photograph of the first Breakers estate (Peabody and Stearns, 1878). Features of the wooden shingled house include gables, dormers, large awnings, and a tall turret. In 1892, the house was lost i...


Print of "Watering Place on the Road"; Outdoor scene with people, horses and buggies. Stable in background, building with porch on the left. Colors used are blue, orange, brown, yellow and green. F...


A color postcard with serrated edges depicting the entrance and southern facades of The Breakers. A significant portion of the exterior is covered in ivy; trees and a walkway are visible at foregro...

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