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  • Study of a double townhouse (front elevation), ca. 1843
    Alexander J. Davis (American, 1803–1892)
    Watercolor and ink on paper; 14 1/2 x 20 5/16 in. (36.8 x 51.4 cm)
    Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, 1924 (24.66.55)

    Although Davis generally designed classical city houses, maintaining that the more romantic styles were better suited to suburban and country homes, this double townhouse, with its roofline supported by decorative eaves brackets, is an attractive example of the Gothic Revival style.

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  • Study of a double townhouse (front elevation), ca. 1843
    Alexander J. Davis (American, 1803–1892)
    Watercolor and ink on paper; 14 1/2 x 20 5/16 in. (36.8 x 51.4 cm)
    Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, 1924 (24.66.55)

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