This is an original 1905 black and white halftone print of the famous Hôtel Frascati in Le Havre, France. It was originally designed as a strategic military facility, located near the beach to enable a clear line of fire towards any incoming enemies. Although the entire building was damaged in a fire during 1900, it struggled along for the next half a decade, eventually closing its doors in 1906.
This 106+ year old Item is rated Near Mint / Very Fine. Light aging throughout. No creases. No natural defects.No surface rub.No tears. No water damage.
Product Type: Original Halftone Print; Black / White
Grade: Near Mint / Very Fine
Dimensions: Approximately 6 x 4.5 inches; 15 x 11 cm
Authentication: Serial-Numbered Certificate of Authenticity w/ Full Provenance
Protection: Packaged in a custom archival sleeve with an acid-free black board (great for display, gift-giving, and preservation)
Keywords specific to this image: shore, landmark, historic