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October 25, 2013 7:32 pm
Born into a wealthy family, Joan Davidson has spent much of her life in philanthropy and public service. Now aged 86, she remains active and sits on the boards of various US institutions. As a result, her home in Germantown, New York, plays host to a year-round schedule of weekend events. Built as a summer retreat in 1888, Midwood retains many of its original features. Davidson describes the decor as a “complete mishmash”, but insists that “it’s a tribute to the house – it all fits”, as can be seen in these images.
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