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What is this?

Horizontal sheet cut down at the top and mounted centrally in the binding. Depicted are the corners of two blocks with a small alley between them. The buildings are late medieval or Renaissance in origin with later additions. They are masonry at the first story with timber above. The rooflines are irregular, punctuated by windows with large dormers and many chimney stacks. The street level of the building at the write is labeled EPICERIE DUVAL SP....

This is a album page from France. It is dated June 4–5, 1887 and we acquired it in 1943. Gift of Mrs. William Greenough.

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Its medium is

graphite on thick cream wove paper tipped into binding with fabric

Its dimensions are

18.5 x 24.1 cm (7 5/16 x 9 1/2 in.), irregular

It is inscribed

Recto, in graphite, upper right corner: 14; lower right corner: 15; below drawing at right: Houses at Havre / Rue de la Concorde / June 4.5 1887. Many numbers scrawled perpendicular to drawing along right edge of sheet.

This object was created by Whitney Warren Jr.

This object was donated by Mrs. William Greenough

This and 134 other objects are a part of a set whose first object is Album.

A timeline of event horizons

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<ref name=CH>{{cite web |url= |title=Album Page, Houses on Rue de la Concorde, Havre, June 4–5, 1887 |author=Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum |accessdate=2 August 2015 |publisher=Smithsonian Institution}}</ref>

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