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Mule Stable & Cottages--Biltmore Estate--Block Plan

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

Title:
Mule Stable & Cottages--Biltmore Estate--Block Plan
Topics:
Architecture
Subjects:
Stables
Cottages
Original Format:
Tracings; 14 5/8 X 35 1/8
Item identifier:
aam_RS0062_0001
Architect:
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
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:

Provenance note:
George Washington Vanderbilt (heir to railroad fortune), first owner
Historical 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. 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:
Houses
Mansions
Historic sites
Resorts
Tiles
Decoration and ornament
Architecture, Domestic
Guastavino vaults
Vaults (Architecture)
National Register of Historic Places
National Historic Landmarks
Historic buildings
Latitude, Longitude:
35.566899, -82.544711

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