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Consuelo Vanderbilt | Gladys Deacon (pictured) followed Consuelo as Duchess of Marlborough when she married the 9th Duke following his divorce from Consuelo

Consuelo Vanderbilt | Gladys Deacon (pictured) followed Consuelo as Duchess of Marlborough when she married the 9th Duke following his divorce from Consuelo

90th wedding anniversary of Prince Albert, Duke of York, and Lady Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon. They married on 26 April 1923, at Westminster Abbey. Unexpectedly, Elizabeth laid her bouquet at the Tomb of the Unknown Warrior on her way into the Abbey, in memory of her brother Fergus. Elizabeth became styled Her Royal Highness The Duchess of York. Following the abdication of Edward VIII, Albert became king in his place on 11 December 1936 under the regnal name of George VI.

90th wedding anniversary of Prince Albert, Duke of York, and Lady Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon. They married on 26 April 1923, at Westminster Abbey. Unexpectedly, Elizabeth laid her bouquet at the Tomb of the Unknown Warrior on her way into the Abbey, in memory of her brother Fergus. Elizabeth became styled Her Royal Highness The Duchess of York. Following the abdication of Edward VIII, Albert became king in his place on 11 December 1936 under the regnal name of George VI.

Biltmore Estate - Asheville, North Carolina. Designed by famous Architect, Richard Morris Hunt

Biltmore Estate - Asheville, North Carolina. Designed by famous Architect, Richard Morris Hunt

The Villa

The Villa

John George Vanderbilt Henry Spencer-Churchill, 11th Duke of Marlborough. Grandson of Consuelo Vanderbilt Balsan and currently master of the Spencer-Churchill family's ancestral estate, Blenheim Palace, Oxfordshire, England.

The Aristocrats: inside the lives of the irredeemably posh

John George Vanderbilt Henry Spencer-Churchill, 11th Duke of Marlborough. Grandson of Consuelo Vanderbilt Balsan and currently master of the Spencer-Churchill family's ancestral estate, Blenheim Palace, Oxfordshire, England.

Collis P. Huntington Mansion 1891, Fifth Avenue and 57th Street

Collis P. Huntington Mansion 1891, Fifth Avenue and 57th Street

Patio View -want the entry from master bedroom upstairs to access the top of the sunroom from outside.

Patio View -want the entry from master bedroom upstairs to access the top of the sunroom from outside.

HRH Princess Gloria of Thurn und Taxis

HRH Princess Gloria of Thurn und Taxis

/ photo by Matt Wilkinson

/ photo by Matt Wilkinson

George Curzon, 1st Marquess Curzon of Kedleston | In 1903, Lord Curzon, then Viceroy of India hosted the Duke & Duchess of Marlborough (Consuelo Vanderbilt) at the Delhi Durbar.

George Curzon, 1st Marquess Curzon of Kedleston | In 1903, Lord Curzon, then Viceroy of India hosted the Duke & Duchess of Marlborough (Consuelo Vanderbilt) at the Delhi Durbar.

mimbeau:  Etienne de Beaumont  (1883-1956) 1910 by Baron Adolphe de Meyer   (1st September 1868 - 6 January 1946) was a photographer famed for his elegant photographic portraits in the early 20th century

mimbeau: Etienne de Beaumont (1883-1956) 1910 by Baron Adolphe de Meyer (1st September 1868 - 6 January 1946) was a photographer famed for his elegant photographic portraits in the early 20th century

Biltmore Estate - Asheville, NC

Biltmore Estate - Asheville, NC

12 duke of marlborough | ... George Vanderbilt Henry Spencer-Churchill, 11th Duke of Marlborough

12 duke of marlborough | ... George Vanderbilt Henry Spencer-Churchill, 11th Duke of Marlborough

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15 Flakeyard Ln, West Yarmouth, MA 02673

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Back view of Vanderbilt Mansion, Hyde Park, NY

Back view of Vanderbilt Mansion, Hyde Park, NY

The Breakers, located in Newport, R.I., is one the grandest examples of Italianate architecture in the United States.

The Breakers, located in Newport, R.I., is one the grandest examples of Italianate architecture in the United States.