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View, Biltmore Estate, Asheville, Buncombe County, North Carolina

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

Title:
View, Biltmore Estate, Asheville, Buncombe County, North Carolina
Topics:
Architecture
Subjects:
Mansions
Original Format:
Color slides
Extent:
2 x 2 in.
Item identifier:
bh1041pnc001
Created Date:
Genre:
Architectural photographs
Photographs
Location:
Asheville (N.C.)
Digital Project:
Built Heritage

Source information

Repository:
Preservation North Carolina
Collection:
Preservation North Carolina Historic Architecture Slide Collection, 1965-2005 (PNC slides) held by Preservation North Carolina
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 Preservation North Carolina. For general information see the Preservation North Carolina website (http://www.presnc.org).
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:
Houses
Mansions
Historic sites
Resorts
Decoration and ornament
Architecture, Domestic
National Register of Historic Places
National Historic Landmarks
Historic buildings
Outbuildings
Gardens
Planned communities
Servants' quarters
Village communities
Balconies
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:
Houses
Resorts
Mansions
Decoration and ornament
Tiles
Vaults (Architecture)
National Historic Landmarks
National Register of Historic Places
Historic buildings
Guastavino vaults
Swimming pools
Fountains
Pergolas
Hearths
Latitude, Longitude:
35.566899, -82.544711