An Ongoing Study of the Shelburne Museum by the Students of Saint Michaels College
Buildings Topics Collections

The Electra Havemeyer Webb Memorial Building   

The Influences Behind the Shelburne Museum


The Electra Havmeyer Webb Memorial Building

Electra Havemeyer Webb

Louisine Elder Havemeyer

Mary Cassatt

Harry Havmeyer

J. Watson Webb


This portion of the Shelburne Museum website is the story behind the Shelburne Museum, encompassing the history of the Havemeyers and Webbs as significant art collectors in America. These pages also explore the influences that informed Electra Havemeyer Webb's design of the museum grounds. The Electra Havemeyer Webb Memorial Building page offers a description of the building's design, purpose, and contents. The other pages focus on the most influential people behind the museum and provides an understanding of how the Shelburne Museum was actualized for the public.


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