Driveway Lantern Base::Newport, Rhode Island, United States::
Driveway Lantern Base
Gardens at the Breakers::Newport, Rhode Island, United States::
Gardens at the Breakers
The Balcony::Newport, Rhode Island, United States::
The Balcony

On the rock coast of the Atlantic Ocean Cornelius Vanderbilt II built the Breakers Mansion, the largest and the most impressive of all holiday homes in Newport, Rhode Island . Built in 1895, the 70-room house was designed by Richard Hunt, American architect famous for his Beaux-Arts architecture creations in North America. Not only French architectural elements were incorporated by an architect. Breakers in some parts resembles Renaissance-style Italian palace. The rooms are decorated in Italian and French styles. The walls and furniture were commissioned in Europe and shipped in pieces to the USA.

Garden Side Façade::Newport, Rhode Island, United States::
Garden Side Façade
Bas-relief on the Rear Façade::Newport, Rhode Island, United States::
Bas-relief on the Rear Façade
Arches with Double Pillars::Newport, Rhode Island, United States::
Arches with Double Pillars

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