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  • Study for two residential rows facing across a court, New York City (perspective), ca. 1831
    Alexander J. Davis (American, 1803–1892)
    Watercolor and ink on paper; 9 3/4 x 26 1/2 in. (24.8 x 67.3 cm)
    Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, 1924 (24.66.1291)

    With this inventive design, Davis presented a new concept for rowhouses, siting two long rows crosswise through the block, facing each other over an open central court. The roofs were topped with walkways intended for pleasurable strolls.

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  • Study for two residential rows facing across a court, New York City (perspective), ca. 1831
    Alexander J. Davis (American, 1803–1892)
    Watercolor and ink on paper; 9 3/4 x 26 1/2 in. (24.8 x 67.3 cm)
    Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, 1924 (24.66.1291)

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