John Jacob and Madeleine Astor on their honeymoon

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Madeleine Astor on the left and John Jacob Astor on the right descending the steps of a New York building.

John Jacob and Madeleine Astor show leaving a Manhattan apartment building shortly before leaving New York on their honeymoon, in a photograph dated 2 August 1911.

The 47-year-old property millionaire and his 19-year-old-bride travelled to Europe and booked return passage on the Titanic.

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John Jacob Astor
Madeleine Talmage Astor

Relates to Place:

New York City, New York, United States

References and Sources

Photo by George Grantham Bain;Library of Congress, Prints & Photographs Division, [reproduction number, e.g., LC-B2-1234];Randy Bryan Bigham Collection

Acknowledgements

Randy Bryan Bigham, USA

Citation

Encyclopedia Titanica (2003) John Jacob and Madeleine Astor on their honeymoon ( ref: #1052, published 28 August 2003, generated 24th July 2021 05:50:03 PM); URL : https://www.encyclopedia-titanica.org/john-jacob-and-madeleine-astor-leaving-new-york-honeymoon.html