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Unthinned white pines

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

Title:
Unthinned white pines
Subjects:
White pine
Original Format:
Black-and-white print (photograph)
Item identifier:
ua023_007-005-bx0016-017-021
Created Date:
Description:
Transcribed from back: 288 -- In the background is an unthinned planting of white pines -- Biltmore Estate. This stand is making an annual growth of 50 cubic ft.
Genre:
Photographs
Location:
Asheville (N.C.)
Digital Project:
University Archives Photographs

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