Earlier, the Indian style had appeared in the USA, notably at P. T. Barnum's house at Bridgeport, CT (1846–8), designed by Leopold Eidlitz and based on Nash's work at Brighton. This clearly influenced Henry Austin when designing the New Haven Railroad Station (1851). Samuel Sloan's The Model Architect (1852–3) included designs with Indian flavours (e.g. the ‘Oriental Villa’), clearly the model for his Longwood Villa (Nutt's Folly), Natchez, MS (1854–61), a polygonal house crowned with an onion-dome. The published design may have influenced the New York Crystal Palace (1853–4) by Carstensen and Gildemeister, a polychrome structure of iron and glass.
In the C20 Lutyens's Viceroy's House, New Delhi (1912–31), combined an essential Classicism with many themes derived from Indian architecture.
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