Electra Havemeyer Webb

Electra Havemeyer Webb

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Electra Havemeyer Webb (August 16, 1888 - November 19, 1960) was a collector of American antiques and founder of the Shelburne Museum. Electra Havemeyer was born on August 16, 1888 to Henry O. Havemeyer and Louisine Elder, their youngest child. She attended Miss Spence's School and traveled with her family to the American West, France, Italy, Spain, Egypt, Greece and Austria, but did not attend college. Electra married an heir to the Vanderbilt family fortune, James Watson Webb, Sr., in an elaborate society wedding at St. Bartholomew's Episcopal Church, New York in 1910. They had five children, Electra (1910-1982), Samuel (1912-1988), Lila (1913-1961), James Watson, Jr.(1916-2000), and Harry (1922-1975).show more

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  • Paperback | 108 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 7mm | 168g
  • Fec Publishing
  • United States
  • English
  • 6136587335
  • 9786136587332