The Art Of Wealth

The Art Of Wealth

The Huntingtons In The Gilded Age

Book - 2013
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"The Art of Wealth: The Huntingtons in the Gilded Age focuses on four remarkable individuals: Collis Huntington, who started out as a peddler and went on to found a railroad empire; his second wife, Arabella, a woman of great intelligence and taste; her son, Archer, who devoted his life to creating and supporting museums; and Collis's nephew, Henry E. Huntington, who built up an extraordinary foundation, the Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens, and gave it to the public as an enduring legacy."--Jacket.
Publisher: San Marino, California :, Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens,, [2013]
ISBN: 9780873282536
Characteristics: xv, 362 pages :,illustrations (some color) ;,29 cm


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