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God and Mansard at Yale: 1905

God and Mansard at Yale: 1905

New Haven, Connecticut, circa 1905. "Divinity School, Yale University." 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Photographic Company. View full size.

 

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Bill Would Approve

Four-star headline.

The Lowdown

I always appreciate these ground level photos that make clear the type of pavement (here the miserably uneven - tho SOTA for its time - surface of Belgian Block): so often we see some fuzzy surface - dirt? macadam? Pixie dust? (granulated of course) - and are left to wonder.

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French-style roofing

… is less Buckley.

Yale History

1905 Eschaton immanentized.

College & Elm

The Divinity School campus was moved, and the buildings were replaced by Calhoun College, now Grace Hopper College.

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