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

Title:
House
Topics:
Forestry
Subjects:
Houses
Item identifier:
schenck-house_nd_img5
Created Date:
Description:
This is a photograph of an unidentified house somewhere on the Biltmore Estate. "No more existing on June 8. 1951"
Genre:
Photographs
Names:

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

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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