Edward Julius Berwind (1848-1936)

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This son of German immigrants was the director of one of the largest coal mining company in the United States at the turn of the 20th century. This millionaire spend most part of his fortune in works of art and in the construction of splendid Mansions, especially in New York's Fifth Avenue & in Newport Beach, mansion called "The Elms". Jules Allard decorated most of his mansions in the late 19th century.

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The Elms Mansion in Newport, Rhode Island. Newport Rhode Island, Newport Beach, Gilded Age, Iron Gates, Cottage Design, Garden Gates, Historic Homes, 18th Century, Future House

Grand Estates 101

The Best Grand Estates In The World! Check Out The Estates I've Shown So Far - #the elms #rosecliff...

Beyond the Gilded Age: "The Elms"; the Berwind Family (Phila) Estate, Newport William Henry Vanderbilt, Cornelius Vanderbilt, Newport County, German Submarines, The Breakers, Grey Dog, Gilded Age, Entrance Gates, Cottage Design

Beyond the Gilded Age

Dedicated to an era long gone featuring architectural photographs of houses, hotels, apartment and office buildings, civic institutions and more...many of which are no longer standing.

The Elms Mansion in Newport, Rhode Island. Completed in Owned by Edward J. This was his summer home. Coal Mining, Newport Beach, Rhode Island, Gates, 19th Century, Lion Sculpture, Houses, Statue, Mansions

Grand Estates 101

The Best Grand Estates In The World! Check Out The Estates I've Shown So Far - #the elms #rosecliff...

America's Gilded Age era in, Newport RI. ~ Postcard captioned: "Bellevue Avenue and Berwind Gate - Newport, Rhode Island". Newport Rhode Island, Newport Beach, Gilded Age, East Coast, Gate, Outdoor Furniture Sets, Street View, Viscount, York

Belleview Avenue and Berwind Gate

Divided Back Postcard Belleview Avenue and Berwind Gate Newport, RI

The Elms mansion, Newport, Rhode Island, Designed by architect Horace Trumbauer. Grand Staircase, Staircase Design, Beautiful Architecture, Art And Architecture, Old Mansions, Old Money, Gilded Age, Stairway To Heaven, Medieval Castle

Color Outside the Lines

In a place where million dollar mansions meet the waters edge, the stony shores of the Atlantic forcing cool, effervescent sea breeze into the very deepest crevice of your soul; Newport, Rhode Island was perhaps the most beautiful place Scott and I have vacationed thus far. Of course, to get to Newport, you must cross the Newport Bridge: But once you're there the majestic brick and mortar meet your every architecture loving need. Here, the backside of the Vanderbilt Mansion, The Breakers…

The Elms in Newport, Rhode Island -- Yankee Magazine Modern Victorian Decor, Victorian Interiors, Victorian House, Luxury Homes Interior, Interior Design, Stylish Interior, Classic Interior, Grand Homes, Cottage Design

Columns, Statuary, and Other Architectural Elements

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Winter Garden at The Elms . Summer residence of Edward Julius Edwardian Conservatory, Beautiful Interiors, French Interiors, Victorian Interiors, Mansion Interior, Old Mansions, Grand Homes, Passementerie, Architectural Antiques

Berwind

Edward Julius Berwind (1848-1936) was the son of John Paulus Berwind, a German immigrant who worked in piano sales at the Pretien and Berwind Piano Company. He had four siblings, one of whom, his brother Charles F. Berwind (1846-1890), started working for the Powelton Coal & Iron Company as an office boy in 1862. A hard worker, he quickly rose in the company and at only 21 years old became vice president to Robert Hare Powell, the Pennsylvania coal magnate. In 1869, Charles started his own…

Entrance to The Elms . Summer residence of Edward Julius Custom Home Designs, Custom Homes, Grand Stairway, Laurel Hill, Marble House, Architectural Antiques, Gilded Age, Garden Photos, Newport Beach

Berwind

Edward Julius Berwind (1848-1936) was the son of John Paulus Berwind, a German immigrant who worked in piano sales at the Pretien and Berwind Piano Company. He had four siblings, one of whom, his brother Charles F. Berwind (1846-1890), started working for the Powelton Coal & Iron Company as an office boy in 1862. A hard worker, he quickly rose in the company and at only 21 years old became vice president to Robert Hare Powell, the Pennsylvania coal magnate. In 1869, Charles started his own…

A Christmas greeting from the Berwind Family. Christmas Greeting Cards, Christmas Greetings, Mining Company, Coal Mining, Newport Beach, Daydream, 19th Century, Frame, Picture Frame

Berwind & White Coal mines in Houtzdale

Coal miners and nippers (boys) at the Eureka No. 5 coal mine in Houtzale, Clearfield Co., PA. Click picture to enlarge; then, click on your browser's back-arrow key to return here. Though some of my ancestors are probably present here, none have been identified. Pictures are from the Berwind Story, a Family History, published in 1993. My Aunt, Mrs. Gladys Hilburt, born Gladys Russell, the daughter of Andrew Burt Russell and Margaret Walker, told me a story about one of the Russell siblings…

 The Berwind family members never did live in Windber so they used the spacious club house for their social events and entertainment. Mining Company, Coal Mining, My Town, Social Events, Newport Beach, Somerset, East Coast, Pennsylvania, Vintage Photos

Berwind White Coal Mining Company's Club House, 15th. St. Somerset Ave., Windber, Pa. The Berwind family members never did live in Windber so they used the spacious club house for their social events and entertainment.

Extraordinary monumental fireplace signed by Jules Allard and Louis Ardisson from Berwind Estate, Fifth Avenue, New York – Marble – Wanderlust Stone Mantel, Fireplace Mantle, Fireplace Surrounds, Fireplace Design, Marble House, Vintage Fireplace, Architectural Antiques, Hearth, Facade

Extraordinary monumental fireplace signed by Jules Allard and Louis Ardisson coming from the Berwind Estate, Fifth Avenue, New York - Marble

This extraordinary monumental fireplace was made out of Breche violette marble , Carrara Statuary marble , gilded bronze and green patina bronze. It was designed by Jules Allard for the Manhattan residence of Edward Julius Berwind, 828 Fifth Avenue, New York City, in 1894. Sculptures were realized by Louis Ardisson , french sculptor. The large low-relief representating the “Triumph of Neptune” is signed by both Allard and Ardisson : « J ALLARD ET SES FILS/INV » and « LOUIS ARDISSON FECIT…