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Hôtel de Ville
  • Europe
  • Hôtel de Ville, late 1800s
  • Where object was made: Paris, France
  • albumen print
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  • Transfer from the Department of Architectural Engineering
  • Not on display
  • S2015.239

A detailed view of the belfry and clock of the Hôtel de Ville. Built in the French Renaissance style, the facade of the building contains numerous sculptures, as visible on the ridge of the roof. The scaffolding and ladders near the belfry indicate some sort of construction or repair occurring.