• Students at South Peak

    Marsh - Billings - Rockefeller

    National Historical Park Vermont

Historical Furnishings and Decorative Arts

The historical furnishings and decorative arts collection date primarily from the mid to late 19th century and feature a variety of distinctive decorative elements including furniture, silver, ceramics, and glass.

Highlights from the collection:

 
MABI 7918, Neoclassical Table, c. late 18th/early 19th century

MABI 7918, Neoclassical Table, c. late 18th/early 19th century

Furniture
MABI 7918, Neoclassical Table, c. late 18th/early 19th century

 
MABI 2903, Silver Tumbler by Tiffany & Company, 1959

MABI 2903, Silver Tumbler by Tiffany & Company, 1959

Silver
MABI 2903, Silver Tumbler by Tiffany & Company, 1959

 
MABI 1555, Desk Lamp by Louis C. Tiffany & Company, c.1886

MABI 1555, Desk Lamp by Louis C. Tiffany & Company, c.1886

Lighting Fixtures
MABI 1555, Desk Lamp by Louis C. Tiffany & Company, c.1886

 
MABI 4093, Leaded Windowpane by Loius C. Tiffany & Company, c. 1886

MABI 4093, Leaded Windowpane by Louis C. Tiffany & Company, 1886

Glass
MABI 4093, Leaded Windowpane by Louis C. Tiffany & Company, 1886

 
MABI 2796, Chinese Porcelain Charger, K’ang Hsi Period c. 1662-1722

MABI 2796, Chinese Porcelain Charger, K’ang Hsi Period c. 1662-1722

Ceramics
MABI 2796, Chinese Porcelain Charger, K'ang Hsi Period c. 1662-1722

 
MABI 10542, Embossed Wallpaper, c. 1886

MABI 10542, Embossed Wallpaper, c. 1886

Wallpaper
MABI 10542, Embossed Wallpaper, c. 1886

Did You Know?

In this sepia-toned photo from 1927, nine men sit and kneel amongst the ruins of a Native American dwelling at Mesa Verde. NPS Photo.

As a teenager, Laurance S. Rockefeller toured Yellowstone, Grand Canyon, and Mesa Verde with Horace Albright. Later in life, Laurance would donate lands to create Virgin Islands NP and Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller NHP. He was the first conservationist to receive the Congressional Gold Medal.