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Biltmore House

Biltmore House (Asheville, N.C.)
Biltmore Estate (Asheville, N.C.)
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Title:
Biltmore House
Topics:
Forestry
Subjects:
Manors
Automobiles
Item identifier:
schenck-house_nd_img3_1
Description:
A photograph of the Biltmore House with an unidentified car in the foreground. "Biltmore House at Biltmore, N.C."
Genre:
Photographs
Names:

Location:
Biltmore (Asheville, N.C.)
Digital Project:
Manuscript Collections

Building:

Architect:
Built:
Community:
Asheville
State:
North Carolina
Zip:
28803
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.)
Subjects:
Houses
Resorts
Latitude, Longitude:
35.566899, -82.544711

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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