Book

Object number
2008.8
Date
before 1927
Description
Souvenir photo booklet of Newport. Contains photos of Old Stone Mill-Touro Park; Statue of Commodore Matthew C. Perry-Touro Park; The Casino; Court of the Casino; entrance to Jews' Cemetery; one page containing the following images: [General Prescott's Headquarters in 1776; Historical Society, formerly the Sabbatarian Church; Court (Colony) House; Trinity Church; Brenton or Channing House; and the Home of William Ellery]; On Bellevue Avenue, one page containing the following images: [FW Vanderbilt estate; Ogden Goelet estate; Mortimer Brooks estate; H McK. Twombley estate; The Purgatory; "The Breakers" Cornelius Vanderbilt; "Wakehurst" J.J. Van Allen; and Marble House]; Lovers Lane; one page containing the following images: [EJ Berwind estate; William Wells estate; Mrs. Gambill estate; and E. Rollins Morse estate]; Ochre Point; Robert Goelet residence-Cliffs; City Hall and Broadway; one page containing the following images: [Forty Steps, Purgatory]; Washington Square and Oliver Hazard Perry statue; New York Yacht Club Station; Fort Adams Government Park and Goat Island; and Easton's Beach. Booklet belonged to Walter F. Longacre, who was a live-in tutor for John R. Drexel's sons John and Gordan.
Credit Line
Gift of Stewart Longacre