NCSU Libraries

Biltmore House Seen From the Lagoon

Biltmore House (Asheville, N.C.)
Biltmore Estate (Asheville, N.C.)
Normal spinner 196px

Item information

Title:
Biltmore House Seen From the Lagoon
Topics:
Forestry
Subjects:
Lagoons
Rivers
Manors
Original Format:
Black-and-white print (photograph)
Item identifier:
schenck-lagoon_img1
Description:
Another view of the Biltmore House. "Biltmore House seen from the Lagoon on French Broad River."
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