Phantoms of the Hudson Valley

Phantoms of the Hudson Valley

by Monica Randall
     
 

Monica Randall's evocative, sepia-tinted photographs capture the architectural splendor of twenty-six palatial estates that loom as mysterious ruins along the Hudson River.
These stately mansions recall the aristocratic luxury of a bygone era, with their turrets and spires, rambling porticos, gleaming columns, and glaring gargoyles. Through her masterful

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Overview

Monica Randall's evocative, sepia-tinted photographs capture the architectural splendor of twenty-six palatial estates that loom as mysterious ruins along the Hudson River.
These stately mansions recall the aristocratic luxury of a bygone era, with their turrets and spires, rambling porticos, gleaming columns, and glaring gargoyles. Through her masterful photography and darkroom work, Randall has created some of the restles

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780879516178
Publisher:
The Overlook Press
Publication date:
04/29/2010
Edition description:
Reissue
Pages:
208
Sales rank:
1,144,580
Product dimensions:
9.04(w) x 11.84(h) x 0.85(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Meet the Author

Monica Randall is a historic preservationist, filmmaker and author of The Mansions of Long Island's Gold Coast. Her photographs have been exhibited at The Cooper-Hewitt Museum and her costume photographs are in the permanent collection of The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City. She lives in Oyster Bay, New York.

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