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title unknown (mansions)
  • Europe
  • title unknown (mansions), late 1800s
  • Where object was made: New York, New York, United States
  • albumen print
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  • Transfer from the Department of Architectural Engineering
  • Not on display
  • S2015.314
Description

A double photograph of historical mansions. On the left is an image of southwest corner of the Astor Mansion, no longer extant. The building is a double mansion built in the French Renaissance style. The intersection shown is 65th and 5th. The photograph on the right contains a rounded tower-esque structure, comprising of four stories with a steep-sloping, cone shaped roofline.