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

Title:
House
Topics:
Forestry
Subjects:
Houses
Original Format:
Black-and-white print (photograph)
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:
Biltmore Estate (Asheville, N.C.) more info on Biltmore Estate (Asheville, 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