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Newport Villas: The Revival Styles 1885-1935
Newport Villas describes the architectural and social development of this summer resort town, the nexus of wealth and fashion at the end of the nineteenth century. All the accoutrements were the best that money could buy, whether it was Parisian frocks, meticulously groomed thoroughbred horses, or meals prepared by imported French chefs. To properly mount their entertainme ...more
Hardcover, 384 pages
Published January 26th 2009 by W. W. Norton Company
(first published January 5th 2009)
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