Print, Photographic

Object number
Hopf, John T.
circa 1950
Photograph that is part of black and white photo essay depicting the restoration of the Chinese Tea House at Marble House. The essay is entitled "Newport's Chinese Tea House: Before and after-a story of neglect and restoration." The first set of photos show the building "in it's [sic] prime" . The photograph pictured here (second in the series) shows the Tea House in use, circa late 1940s-early 1950s. Women and a girl are shown drinkong tea while seated on caned chairs around small tables. Interior features include a hardwood floor, a wooden framed ceiling, and elaborate paneling with Chinese characters.
Bellevue Avenue
Chinese Tea House
Cliff Walk
Donal Simpson Associates
Hunt and Hunt
Marble House
Related People & Organizations
Belmont, Alva, 1853-1933 (associated)
Hunt, Joseph (associated)
Hunt, Richard (associated)
Staats, Jeff (associated)