PHOTO FEATURED BY “THE WORLD AS WE SEE IT OR AS WE MISSED IT” AND “INTERNATIONAL SHOWCASE” GROUPS
Image # RF1-0576
Photographer: Jeremy Lavender Photography – Nassau, The Bahamas
Augustinian monks in France built the original monastery; William Randolph Hearst bought it and had it shipped to the US. After that, Huntington Hartford, the A&P supermarket heir and developer of the former Hog Island into Paradise Island, bought the stones and had the Cloisters reassembled on its present site.