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Photostat, Rendering of the Elevation of a Facade of a Proposed Apartment House, ca. 1925

This is a Photostat. It was architect: Hector Guimard. It is dated ca. 1925 and we acquired it in 1950. Its medium is photostat on paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

It is credited Gift of Mme. Hector Guimard.

Its dimensions are

53 x 34.2 cm (20 7/8 x 13 7/16 in.)

It is inscribed

Inscribed at top in black ink: IMMEUBLE DE RAPPORT CONSTRUIT A PARIS/ AVEC LES FONTES DE ST. DIZIER At bottom right: papier, Gravure, et Impression L. Geisler Inscribed on back in graphite: This illustrates different castings designed by Hector Guimard/ and made commerically available through the "Catalog Guimard

Cite this object as

Photostat, Rendering of the Elevation of a Facade of a Proposed Apartment House, ca. 1925; Architect: Hector Guimard (French, 1867–1942); France; photostat on paper; 53 x 34.2 cm (20 7/8 x 13 7/16 in.); Gift of Mme. Hector Guimard; 1950-66-55

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