Chinese Tea House at Marble House


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Chinese Tea House at Marble House
Library of Congress

Alva’s seaside tea house became the site of numerous rallies for women’s right to vote. After its construction, Alva commissioned a walkway, concealed by hedges, that led from the tea house to the Marble House pantry, which allowed her servants to transport hot tea quickly between the two buildings.


This file appears in: Marble House and 27 Dresses