Interior view, Biltmore Estate, Asheville, Buncombe County, North Carolina

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

Title:
Interior view, Biltmore Estate, Asheville, Buncombe County, North Carolina
Topics:
Architecture
Subjects:
Mansions
Original Format:
Color slide
Extent:
2 x 2 in.
Item identifier:
bh1041pnc003
Genre:
Architectural photographs
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).
RightsStatements.org:
In Copyright
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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 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:
Biltmore (Asheville, N.C.)
Subjects:
Historic buildings
Houses
Mansions
National Historic Landmarks
National Register of Historic Places
Latitude, Longitude:
35.566899, -82.544711