Hôtel de Ville de Paris. Baies d’attique(surplombant la salle des f.tes) Baldus, Edouard  (French, 1813-1889)

This object is a copper photogravure plate engraved by Edouard Baldus. It has been steel faced and the steel facing is partially removed or worn away. On close examination, the plate shows evidence of Baldus’ handwork. The plate was used for printing Reconstruction de l’Hôtel de Ville de Paris.