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Human-headed Winged Lion (Alabaster) -- 883-859 BCE -- Neo-Assyrian Period -- Reign of Ashurnasirpal II -- Excavated at Nimrud, Northern Mesopotamia

Goblet. Date: ca. 1479–1425 B.C., Egypt, Upper Egypt; Thebes, Wadi Gabbanat el-Qurud, Tomb of the 3 Foreign Wives of Thutmose III, Wadi D, Tomb 1. Egyptian alabaster, gold. Formerly Carnarvon Collection.

Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius Vanderbilt II (neé Alice Claypoole Gwynne) as costumed for the infamous ball hosted by his brother and sister-in-law Mr. and Mrs. W. K. Vanderbilt, 26 March 1883. Mr. Vanderbilt is dressed as Louis XVI and Mrs. Vanderbilt as "Electric Lights." Her costume is now among the Metropolitan Museum's collection.

Mrs. Cornelius Vanderbilt II (neé Alice Claypoole Gwynne), Consuelo's aunt, photographed (c. 1906) by Ernest Walter Histed wearing some of the famous Vanderbilt pearls.

Alfred G. Vanderbilt costumed for the elaborate ball hosted by his Aunt and Uncle, Mr. and Mrs. W. K. Vanderbilt Ball, 26 March 1883. A. G. Vanderbilt son of Cornelius Vanderbilt II, perished aboard the RMS Lusitania in 1915.