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"Z" Crescent for Geo. W. Vanderbilt Esq--Second & First Floor Plan

Biltmore Estate (Asheville, N.C.)
Biltmore House (Asheville, N.C.)
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Item information

Title:
"Z" Crescent for Geo. W. Vanderbilt Esq--Second & First Floor Plan
Topics:
Architecture
Subjects:
Floor plans
Original Format:
Tracings
Extent:
15 X 26 7/8
Item identifier:
aam_RS0060_0001
Architect:
Smith, Richard Sharp, 1852-1924 more info on Smith, Richard Sharp, 1852-1924 
Created Date:
Genre:
Architectural drawings
Design and construction documents
Digital Project:
Beaux Arts to Modernism

Source information

Repository:
Asheville Art Museum
Collection:
Richard Sharp Smith Collection (aam_RS) held by Asheville Art Museum
Note field:
Not all materials from the physical collection may have been scanned. Images may have been enhanced for web access.
Rights:
Reproduction and use of this material requires permission from the Asheville Art Museum.
Funding:
Digitization of this image was partially supported with federal Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) funds made possible through a grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services, and administered by the State Library of North Carolina, a division of the Department of Cultural Resources.

Building: Biltmore Estate (Asheville, Buncombe County, North Carolina)

Provenance note:
George Washington Vanderbilt (heir to railroad fortune), first owner
Architectural note:
The mansion provides a preeminent example of elite architecture, decorative arts, and domestic arrangements. Guastavino provided the design for the self-supporting tiled vaults.
Historical note:
The property is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and as a National Historical Landmark.
Location:
Asheville (N.C.)
Buncombe County (N.C.)
Biltmore (Asheville, N.C.)
Subjects:
Architecture, Domestic
Balconies
Decoration and ornament
Gardens
Historic buildings
Historic sites
Houses
Mansions
National Historic Landmarks
National Register of Historic Places
Outbuildings
Planned communities
Resorts
Servants' quarters
Village communities
Latitude, Longitude:
35.566899, -82.544711

Building: Biltmore House (Asheville, Buncombe County, North Carolina)

Provenance note:
George Washington Vanderbilt (heir to railroad fortune), first owner
Architectural note:
The mansion provides a preeminent example of elite architecture, decorative arts, and domestic arrangements. Guastavino provided the design for the self-supporting tiled vaults.
Historical note:
The property is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and as a National Historical Landmark.
Location:
Asheville (N.C.)
Buncombe County (N.C.)
Biltmore (Asheville, N.C.)
Subjects:
Decoration and ornament
Fountains
Guastavino vaults
Hearths
Historic buildings
Houses
Mansions
National Historic Landmarks
National Register of Historic Places
Pergolas
Resorts
Swimming pools
Tiles
Vaults (Architecture)
Latitude, Longitude:
35.566899, -82.544711