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  • Tags: Mansions

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)

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)

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…

Hempstead, HH011.jpg
View of the exterior of a colonial mansion. Handwritten message on the front of the card reads: “This place has been bought for a new school house site. Addressee information on back of card. (B&W)

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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)

Centerport, CI002.jpg
View of an informal garden adjoining the Vanderbilt Museum. Message and addressee information on verso. (Color)

Brookville, BX001.jpg
View of James B. Clews’ La Lanterne estate, as seen from the end of its curving driveway. Note: The estate was designed for Clews, a senior partner of the brokerage firm of Henry Clews & Co., by Horace Trumbauer around 1929. The estate was designed…

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)

Fishers Island, FE006.jpg
Exterior view of the Mansion House from across a large lawn. (Black and White)

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)