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BILTMORE ESTATE: THE MOST DISTINGUISHED PRIVATE PLACE. John M. Bryan. Octagon Museum, American Architectural Foundation, Washington, D.C., 1994. Published in association with Rizzoli International Publications, Inc., New York. 158 pp. with 156 ills. (48 col.). 32 x 24 cm. LC 94-14245 ISBN 084781811X In English.
Published to accompany an exhibition marking the centenary of the completion of the vast country estate near Asheville, North Carolina designed for George Washington Vanderbilt by renowned American architects Richard Morris Hunt (1827-1895) and Frederick Law Olmsted (1822-1903), this well-illustrated catalogue presents an extensive scholarly text detailing the planning and construction of the estate along with reproductions of architectural drawings and numerous recent and historical photographs of the 255-room mansion, its interiors and its grounds.
Artist(s):Hunt, Richard Morris; Olmsted, Frederick Law
Indexing: Western — United States — 1800-1900 — Architecture
Plans: 75
Worldwide Number: 056189
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