Wyndclyffe Estate, Southeast View

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Joshua J. Mark
by Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)
published on 03 June 2021
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Wyndclyffe Estate, home of Elizabeth Schermerhorn Jones (l. 1810-1876), the New York socialite who commissioned the building in 1853 and is thought to have inspired the phrase "keeping up with the Joneses", a reference to trying to match a neighbor's displays of affluence.

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Congress), H. A. B. S. (. o. (2021, June 03). Wyndclyffe Estate, Southeast View. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/14169/wyndclyffe-estate-southeast-view/

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Congress), Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of. "Wyndclyffe Estate, Southeast View." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified June 03, 2021. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/14169/wyndclyffe-estate-southeast-view/.

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Congress), Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of. "Wyndclyffe Estate, Southeast View." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 03 Jun 2021. Web. 26 Sep 2021.