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A superb picture taken by Josep Esquirol, at the beginning of the 20th century.  We see the Casa Gran in the background.  On the left there is one of the oldest houses of the sea promenade, which always exists.  Would the painter be Joan Massanet, to whom L’Escala dedicated a street name ?  He reproduces the scenery under the watchful eye of an admirer.
Picture October 2011.  We recognize the old house and his finely wrought balcony, on the left about the middle of the row, just after the restaurant.