(1992 & 2008) Bronze Chandeliers "A closer look at the grand chandeliers created by the Sterling Bronze Company for Vanderbilt Hall and the Main Concourse reveals countless acorns and oak leaves, symbols of the Vanderbilt family."
Vanderbilt Commodores Swivel Stool w/ Dark Cherry Oak Wood Base
Decorative Detail "Many sculptural details by Sylvain Saliéres incorporate symbols representing the Vanderbilt crest and family motto, “Great oaks from little acorns grow.” Acorns and oak leaves abound (right). The Main Concourse lunettes (moon-shaped arches above the windows), photographed in 1998, feature oak leaves intertwining a winged wheel representing transportation (left)."
I like the way the form and counter-form work together. The oak leaf and acorn work nicely to create a serif "V" with a heavier stroke on one side of the "V". credit: http://richlandcreekrun.com/wordpress/wp-content/uploads/2013/03/vanderbilt-logo2.jpg
Vanderbilt Commodores Mossy Oak Bag Toss Cornhole Game
Biltmore Estate | Asheville, NC. Mrs. Vanderbilt's Bedroom. George W. Vanderbilt was a bachelor when he first finished construction on Biltmore House. so originally his mother Mrs. Maria Louisa Kissam Vanderbilt used this room during her stays. Later this was the bedroom of his wife Edith Stuyvesant Dresser.
Vanderbilt Commodores Break Up Leather Billfold Wallet - Mossy Oak Camo
John Singer Sargent painted several family portraits for the #Vanderbilts, including Mrs. Bacon, one of Mr. Vanderbilt's favorite cousins. Read this blog to see why this portrait that sits in the Oak Sitting Room of #Biltmore House holds special significance.
The effects of climate change will have widespread impact on the state, but there are opportunities to offset it by incorporating “climate-friendly” and “climate-resilient” actions into routine management decisions, say scientists from Vanderbilt University, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, University of Tennessee at Knoxville, University of Memphis and the Tennessee Department of Health in a new report.