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Biltmore House

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

Title:
Biltmore House
Topics:
Forestry
Subjects:
Manors
Mountains
Original Format:
Black-and-white print (photograph)
Item identifier:
schenck-1909_09_img1
Created Date:
Description:
This photograph shows the Biltmore House in the mountains in the far background. "[german] Sept 5 .09 Dr Ansler Hall [] Biltmore House []"
Genre:
Photographs
Names:
Biltmore Estate (Asheville, N.C.) more info on Biltmore Estate (Asheville, N.C.) 
Location:
Biltmore (Asheville, N.C.)
Digital Project:
Manuscript Collections

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

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