Jul 14 2013

The Vanderbilt Family at the Start-Finish Line of the 1905 Vanderbilt Cup Race

The Vanderbilt Cup Races attracted the Vanderbilt family and their friends to the grandstands. It was never more evident than at the Start-Finish Line on Jericho Turnpike in Mineola for the 1905 Vanderbilt Cup Race.


Howard Kroplick


William K. Vanderbilt Jr.'s wife Virginia (right) and her friend Natalie Martin (left).

Alva Vanderbilt Belmont, Willie K's mother

Consuelo, the Duchess of Marlborough (center wearing a white blouse), Willie K's sister.

Willie K. speaking to his wife during the race.

Alva Vanderbilt Belmont (far left), Marie Havemeyer Tiffany leaning forward), Consuelo, Duchess of Marleborough (white gloves and hat)

Crowds in the grandstands


Jul 14 2013 mark dill 8:56 AM

I always thought the shot of Virginia was a great photo…

Jul 14 2013 Ted 11:52 PM

I say again “What Amazing Picture"as always,dressed so formal

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