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When visiting Marble House, be sure to look upwards in the Gold Room. Images fro…

When visiting Marble House, be sure to look upwards in the Gold Room. Images from mythology, as seen on this ceiling, are one of the ways that the house emulates Versailles, the fabulous palace of the French King Louis XIV. Alva Vanderbilt wanted Marble House to be Versailles revisited. Do you think she succeeded?



Source: Preservation Society of Newport County

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