The Gilded Interior: Modern Identity and “The Historical Tradition”
Next month I will be taking a critical look at the fashion for and fabrication of eighteenth-century French-style interiors in the Gilded Age American mansion as part of the panel “Fantasies of Aristocracy: England and the American Renaissance” at the 72nd Annual International Conference of the Society of Architectural Historians in Providence, RI.
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Above: Salon, John Jacob Astor IV Residence, 840 Fifth Avenue, 1895 (photo ca. 1912). LOC.