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Postcard features an image of hotel guests in the Park Avenue Foyer surrounded by murals designed by the Spanish painter Jose Maria Sert.

Postcard image features The Sert Room with murals designed by Spanish painter Jose Maria Sert.

Postcard features The Sert Room murals painted by the Spanish painter Jose Maria Sert. Mail addressed to a Master Bunny Ragen in Cannon Beach.

Black and white photograph depicting the General’s widow, Mrs. Douglas MacArthur, and General Manager Joseph Rantisi in the Grand Ballroom of the Waldorf=Astoria Hotel on August 5, 1983. For decades Art Deco ornamental grilles, part of the Grand…

Black and white photograph depicting the murals in the Starlight Roof at the Waldorf=Astoria from the 1935 publication "The Waldorf-Astoria" by Richard Averill Smith.

The mural decorations of the Starlight Roof are the work of the American…

Color photograph depicting one of the thirteen allegorical murals done by Louis Rigal in 1935. The murals are located along the ceiling in the Park Avenue Foyer.

Color photograph depicting one of the thirteen allegorical murals done by Louis Rigal in 1935. The murals are located along the ceiling in the Park Avenue Foyer.

Black and white photograph depicting one of the ceiling murals of the Silver Corridor. These murals were done by American Artist Edward Emerson Simmons in the 1890s and were take from the Astor Gallery of the Old Waldorf Hotel.
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