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Cherry Wardrobe, Herter Brothers (1864–1906), Mid-Atlantic, New York, New York, United States, American, ca. 1880–85 | Metropolitan Museum of Art

Furniture. Chair, 1877–79; Herter Brothers (1864-1906); New York City, New York. Ebonized cherry, marquetry of lighter woods, gilding.

1882 American (New York) Library table at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York - From the curators' comments: "Between 1879 and 1882, Herter Brothers designed and decorated William Henry Vanderbilt's new Fifth Avenue mansion. This monumental table was the centerpiece of his library...Although called a library table, it was never intended for study per se; rather, it was a piece of sculpture and a monument to Vanderbilt himself."

Herter Brothers (New York, New York, 1864–1907) | Cabinet | ca. 1875 | Ebonized cherry with marquetry of various woods | 60 x 33 x 16 1/4 inches | Virginia Carroll Crawford Collection | 1981.1000.51

Bedstead Artist/Maker:Elizabeth Nourse (American, b.1859, d.1938), painter Date:1882-1883 Place:Cincinnati/Ohio/United States

Gilded Age NYC image - advertisement c.1887. Issued by Allen & Ginter (American, Richmond, Virginia). New York, from the City Flags series (N6) for Allen & Ginter Cigarettes Brands. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. The Jefferson R. Burdick Collection, Gift of Jefferson R. Burdick (63.350.201.6.22) #newyork #nyc

Gilded Age artist Whistler's portrait in c.1883 of :Theodore Duret (1838–1927), heir to a firm of Cognac dealers, was a collector, orientalist, and art critic. An early champion of Courbet, Manet, and the Impressionists, he was introduced to Whistler by Manet