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What is this?

Vertical sheet illustrating at left elevation of a bay of a building with a masonry ground floor level and half-timbered and plastered stories above. The attic has a large windowed gable projecting from the roof, the interior of the gable ornamented with shaped timbers. To the right of this is the view of a hipped roof of a building seen from the side, and showing an unusual arrangement of chimneys that project horizontally from the roof and each is capped with a cone. Below this is a view of the same chimney seen frontally.

This is a album page from France. It is dated July 4, 1888 and we acquired it in 1943. Gift of Mrs. William Greenough.

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Its medium is

graphite on thick off-white wove paper tipped into binding with fabric

Its dimensions are

30.8 x 23.6 cm (12 1/8 x 9 5/16 in.), irregular

It is inscribed

Recto, in graphite, upper right corner: 67; lower right corner: 59; clockwise from below drawing at right: curious Dormer height of opening about 2.4 ft / length of opening 20 ft; From Top; Dinan / July 4th 1888; Note / this treatment was continued / all along the house which / was about 75 ft long or more - / It rained while I did this; Dormer same width / as lower treatment / only one Dormer of this size; below drawing at far lower left: <----10 ft.---->.

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.

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