Summer cottage....

© Boyd L. Alexander

Summer cottage....

Uploaded: May 10, 2012

Description

The Breakers is a Vanderbilt mansion located on Ochre Point Avenue, Newport, Rhode Island, United States on the Atlantic Ocean. It is a National Historic Landmark.
The Breakers was built as the Newport summer home of Cornelius Vanderbilt II, a member of the wealthy United States Vanderbilt family. It is built in a style often described as Goût Rothschild. Designed by renowned architect Richard Morris Hunt and with interior decoration by Jules Allard and Sons and Ogden Codman, Jr., the 70-room mansion has approximately 65,000 sq ft (6,000 m2) of living space. The home was constructed between 1893 and 1895 at a cost of more than $12 million (approximately $335 million in today's dollars adjusted for inflation).


Exif: F Number: 11, Exposure Bias Value: -0.33, ExposureTime: 10/5000 seconds, Flash: did not fire., ISO: 500, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 17.00 mm, Model: NIKON D90

Comments

Tammy Espino May 10, 2012

Just a little cottage :) Awesome capture! #1462244

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