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St. James, SW001.jpg
Exterior view of “Deepwells,” mansion of William J. Gaynor, mayor of New York City from 1910-1913. Message and addressee information, both handwritten, on verso. (Color)

Fishers Island, FE001.jpg
Exterior view (partially obstructed by trees) of the Mansion House hotel, with a few people and a horse drawn cart out in front. (Color)

Cold Spring Harbor, CL009.jpg
View of the main house and swimming pool from the sunken gardens at "Sanita." New York City Sanitation Department workers and their families are seen swimming in and standing around the pool. Note: In June, 1939, Addie Kahn, wife of Otto Kahn, sold…

Oakdale, OC004.jpg
View of William K. Vanderbilt’s “Idle Hour” mansion from across its large front lawn. Message and addressee information, both handwritten, on verso. (B&W)

Oakdale, OC002.jpg
View of William K. Vanderbilt’s “Idle Hour” mansion and the long driveway leading up to it. Addressee information (handwritten) on the back and handwritten messages on both the front and the back. (B&W)

Oakdale, OC011.jpg
Exterior view of Frederick G. Bourne’s “Indian Hall” mansion from the end of its large tree-lined driveway. Message and addressee information, both handwritten, on verso. The front of the card is signed “Carrie H.” (B&W)

Locust Valley, LM001.jpg
View of Mrs. K.T. (Kate Trubee) Davison’s “Peacock Point” estate. There are statues, flowers and trees on the grounds. Message and addressee information, both handwritten, on verso. Note: K.T. Davison organized the Nassau County Chapter of the…

Jericho, JC007.jpg
Exterior view of Middleton S. Burrill’s mansion from across the front lawn. Message and addressee information, both handwritten, on verso. Note: Location in title reads, “Hicksville,” but the Burrill residence was actually located in Jericho.…

Jericho, JC003.jpg
View of the exterior of the residence of M.S. Burrill sometime before its completion. There is a handwritten note on the right side of the card. Message on the front and addressee information on the back, both handwritten. (B&W)

Roslyn Harbor, RK001.jpg
View of retail magnate Benjamin Stern’s mansion. Message and addressee information, both handwritten, on verso. Note: Now known as the Clapham-Stern House, the mansion was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2005. (Hand-Colored)