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Cutting on the Biltmore Estate

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

Title:
Cutting on the Biltmore Estate
Topics:
Forestry
Subjects:
Logging
Tree felling
Dogs
Item identifier:
schenck-logs_1898_99_img1
Created Date:
Description:
This is a photograph of an area on the Biltmore Estate that is being logged. There are piles of logs and an unidentified dog in the picture. Cutting on the Biltmore Estate Cutting in winter 1898/99 Compartment 57 between Arboretum Road & Azalia [sic] Drive."
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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