Amazing Photo of The Breakers in Newport, Rhode Island

  • July 27, 2015
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This image from the late 1890s is one of the most incredible, detailed photographs that we have seen of The Breakers in Newport, Rhode Island. For those of you unfamiliar with this home, it was the summer home for Cornelius Vanderbilt II, built in the 1890s. Click on this photo for some of the incredible details.

The Breakers in Newport, Rhode Island
The Breakers in Newport, Rhode Island in 1899

Source: Library of Congress

And below is a great perspective of the mansion looking through the gate.

The Breakers in Rhode Island in 1899

Read up a little on The Breakers at Wikipedia.