Turkish Smoking Room, c. 1860. Walls and objects conserved; fabrics and trims reproduced in France from originals, 2007-2009. Photograph by J. David Bohl.
The elaborate interiors of the house were designed by Gustave Herter, a leading furniture maker and interior designer of the nineteenth century. Victoria Mansion is not only Herter's earliest known commission, but it is also the only
one to survive intact. Approximately ninety percent of the Mansion's elegant original furnishings remain in place today.More about interiors