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Biltmore Nursery

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

Title:
Biltmore Nursery
Topics:
Forestry
Subjects:
Nursery schools
Railroad tracks
Original Format:
Black-and-white print (photograph)
Item identifier:
schenck-1910_3
Created Date:
Description:
This is a photograph of a nursery at Biltmore. There are some buildings visible in the background and some railroad tracks at the left.
Genre:
Photographs
Names:
Biltmore Nursery (Biltmore, N.C.) more info on Biltmore Nursery (Biltmore, N.C.) 
Location:
Biltmore (Asheville, N.C.)
Digital Project:
Manuscript Collections

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