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Drawing, Planometric View of Oran, Algeria

This is a drawing. It was style of Jacques Callot. It is dated 1610–35 and we acquired it in 1948. Its medium is pen and brown ink on cream laid paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Mrs. Grafton H. Pyne. It is credited Gift of Mrs. Grafton H. Pyne.

Its dimensions are

21.1 × 31.5 cm (8 5/16 × 12 3/8 in.)

It is inscribed

Inscribed in pen and brown ink, upper center: .A. Citta e forteza d'Orano / .B. L'Alcasstro cittá uechia / .C. fiumara / .D. Altra forteza chiamata la Silla / .E. Altra forteza chiamata f. Crucco (.A. Town and fortress of Orano / .B. The old town [called] Alcasstro / .C. Torrent / .D. Other fort called Sillia / .E. Other fort called f(ort) Crucco)

Cite this object as

Drawing, Planometric View of Oran, Algeria; Style of Jacques Callot ; France; pen and brown ink on cream laid paper; 21.1 × 31.5 cm (8 5/16 × 12 3/8 in.); Gift of Mrs. Grafton H. Pyne; 1948-118-64

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