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Exterior Rear View 
Exterior Side View 

Rear Yard 

Rear Yard 

Interior Great Hall 


Interior Mornng Breakfast Room 


The Breakers, Newport R.I 
Richard Morris Hunt, architect 
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In 1893 Cornelius Vanderbilt II commissioned Richard Morris Hunt to design a villa to replace the earlier wood-framed house. 

This 70 room home was styled after an Italian Renaissance style palazzi. 
John Singer Sargent

Gladys Vanderbilt
(7th child of Cornelius Vanderbilt II)



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