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The American Countess: Memories of the Szápáry and Széchényi Families

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The American Countess: Memories of the Szápáry and Széchényi Families introduces readers to the family heirlooms of the Szápáry - Széchényi family, which made their way into the Hungarian Museum in 2017.  The collection contains art and historical objects that span from the eighteenth through the twentieth century, but the story within this book begins with the 1908 wedding of the Hungarian Count Lászlo Széchényi to Gladys Vanderbilt, the great-granddaughter of Cornelius Vanderbilt. 

By Orgona Angelika and edited by Erdélyi Gabriella. Published bySzéchényi  Magyar Nemzeti Museum, 2020. 217 pages, hardcover.