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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:
Architecture, Domestic
Balconies
Decoration and ornament
Gardens
Historic buildings
Historic sites
Houses
Mansions
National Historic Landmarks
National Register of Historic Places
Outbuildings
Planned communities
Resorts
Servants' quarters
Village communities
Latitude, Longitude:
35.566899, -82.544711