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[Library, Theodore Newton Law Residence]

[Library, Theodore Newton Law Residence]

Title: [Library, Theodore Newton Law Residence]..Creator: Richie, Robert Yarnall, 1908-1984..Date: October 30, 1965..Place: Houston, Texas..Part Of: Robert Yarnall Richie photograph collection..Physical Descrip... more

Photograph of a page from William Blake's Milton, undated

Photograph of a page from William Blake's Milton, undated

Transcribed from item: "Los and Enitharmon Regard With Horror the Flaming Orc. Blake's Milton. 1804." Item is from the Rosenwald Collection.

First plate of four subjects, for Birch's Philadelphia

First plate of four subjects, for Birch's Philadelphia

Print showing four vignette views on one sheet; upper left, "Franklin Library in 1800", bottom left, "Swedes Church Southwark", upper right, "Pennsylvania Hospital in 1800", and bottom right, "High St. Market H... more

University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, Student Libraries (two sections)

University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, Student Libraries (two sect...

Alexander Jackson Davis (American, New York 1803–1892 West Orange, New Jersey)

Apprentices' library / A. Anderson sc.

Apprentices' library / A. Anderson sc.

Print shows an elderly man, holding a walking stick, directing two young boys to a library that glows on the top of a hill in the distance. Possibly a membership card or bookplate for Colonel James Anderson's M... more

Library (Sansom Street), east of 5th Street

Library (Sansom Street), east of 5th Street

Photograph shows a view of a building labeled "Military Hall" Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, with carriages and coaches on the street. Title devised by Library staff. (DLC/PP-1999:126). Forms part of: Marian S. Ca... more

[The Library of Congress in the U.S. Capitol Building]

[The Library of Congress in the U.S. Capitol Building]

Photograph of an engraving. Title and date from Ten First Street, Southeast: Congress Builds a Library, 1886-1897 / Helen-Anne Hilker. Washington, DC: Library of Congress, 1980, p. 60, no. 8.

Roma. Biblioteca Vaticana Anderson

Roma. Biblioteca Vaticana Anderson

Interior of the Vatican Library with arched, decorated ceiling. Photo probably by James Anderson (British, 1813 - 1877). No. 453.

The Peabody Institute at the time of the address of welcome. South Danvers / photographed by W. Snell; L.H. Bradford & Co's. Litho.

The Peabody Institute at the time of the address of welcome. South Dan...

Illus. in: Proceedings at the reception and dinner in honor of George Peabody, esq. of London, by the citizens of the old town of Danvers, October 9, 1856. To which is appended an historical sketch of the Peab... more

Harvard library, Cambridge.
Masonic Temple, N.Y.
Redwood Library.
[Interior view of the main floor of the Boston Public Library] / John Andrew.

[Interior view of the main floor of the Boston Public Library] / John ...

Illus. in: Proceedings at the dedication of the building for the Public library of the city of Boston. Boston : prepared and printed by authority of the city council, 1858, frontispiece. Title devised by Library staff.

Ionic room.
Clinton Hall, New York.
Redwood Library.
Athenæum Library.
[Exterior view of the Boston Public Library] / John Andrew.

[Exterior view of the Boston Public Library] / John Andrew.

Illus. in: Proceedings at the dedication of the building for the Public library of the city of Boston. Boston : prepared and printed by authority of the city council, 1858, opposite p. 163. Title devised by Lib... more

Astor Library, N.Y.
Clinton Hall, New York.
Astor Library, N.Y.
Principal floor

Principal floor

Print shows a floor plan for the Boston Public Library. Illus. in: Proceedings at the dedication of the building for the Public library of the city of Boston. Boston : prepared and printed by authority of the c... more

Transverse section

Transverse section

Print shows the transverse section view of the Boston Public Library. Illus. in: Proceedings at the dedication of the building for the Public library of the city of Boston. Boston : prepared and printed by auth... more

Ionic room.
Harvard library, Cambridge.
Masonic Temple, New York.
Masonic Temple, New York.
Athenæum Library.
First story

First story

Print shows the first floor plan for the Boston Public Library. Illus. in: Proceedings at the dedication of the building for the Public library of the city of Boston. Boston : prepared and printed by authority ... more

Masonic Temple, N.Y.
Redwood Library.
Tammany Hall.
Redwood Library.
Tammany Hall.
Reading-room of the British Museum

Reading-room of the British Museum

Print shows the domed reading of the British Library at the British Museum. Illus. in: Memoirs of libraries: including a handbook of library economy / By Edward Edwards. London : Trübner & Co.,1859, p. 701. Tit... more

New library of St. Geneviève / Thomas.

New library of St. Geneviève / Thomas.

Illus. in: Memoirs of libraries: including a handbook of library economy / By Edward Edwards. London : Trübner & Co.,1859, p. 674. Title from item.

Congressional Library, Washington, D.C

Congressional Library, Washington, D.C

On mount: American Series. Title from item. Forms part of the Marian S. Carson Collection at the Library of Congress.

Washington., D.C

Washington., D.C

Title devised by Library staff. Title from item.

Congressional library in U.S. Capitol, Wash'n, D.C

Congressional library in U.S. Capitol, Wash'n, D.C

Sold only by Underwood & Underwood, Baltimore, Md. ; Ottawa, Kas. Title from item.

The Philadelphia Library.
Library

Library

Congressional Library, Washington, D.C. On mount: Stereoscopic Studies. American Scenery. Title from item. Forms part of the Marian S. Carson Collection at the Library of Congress.

The Book-worm painted by C. Spitzweg ; lith. by Thielley

The Book-worm painted by C. Spitzweg ; lith. by Thielley

Print shows a man in a library reading a book atop a library-ladder, with books in hand, between his legs, and under his arm. No. 45474. Title from item. Publication date based on copyright statement on item. S... more

This little boy would persist in handling books above his capacity And this was the disastrous result.

This little boy would persist in handling books above his capacity And...

Two panel cartoon showing Andrew Johnson standing on the top step of a step-ladder and lifting a large, heavy book from a high bookshelf; he falls off the ladder and is crushed by the book, the "Constitution of... more

Union League Club Building.
Union League Club Building.
Union League Club Building.
Union League Club Building.
Biltmore, estate for George Washington Vanderbilt II, Asheville, North Carolina. East elevation

Biltmore, estate for George Washington Vanderbilt II, Asheville, North...

Architectural drawing shows design for house as side elevation. Title devised by Library staff. Gift; American Institute of Architects / American Architectural Foundation; 2010; (DLC/PP-2010:100) Forms part of:... more

Lenox Library, New York, New York. Elevation

Lenox Library, New York, New York. Elevation

Architectural drawing shows library for James Lenox as elevation. Title devised by Library staff. Gift; American Institute of Architects / American Architectural Foundation; 2010; (DLC/PP-2010:100) Forms part o... more

Lenox Library, New York, New York. Interior elevation

Lenox Library, New York, New York. Interior elevation

Architectural drawing shows library for James Lenox as elevation. Title devised by Library staff. Gift; American Institute of Architects / American Architectural Foundation; 2010; (DLC/PP-2010:100) Forms part o... more

Lenox Library, New York, New York. Plan

Lenox Library, New York, New York. Plan

Architectural drawing shows library for James Lenox as plan. Title devised by Library staff. Gift; American Institute of Architects / American Architectural Foundation; 2010; (DLC/PP-2010:100) Forms part of: Th... more

Lenox Library, New York, New York. Perspective projection

Lenox Library, New York, New York. Perspective projection

Architectural drawing shows library for James Lenox as perspective projection. Title devised by Library staff. Gift; American Institute of Architects / American Architectural Foundation; 2010; (DLC/PP-2010:100)... more

Lenox Library, New York, New York. Elevation

Lenox Library, New York, New York. Elevation

Architectural drawing shows library for James Lenox as elevation. Title devised by Library staff. Gift; American Institute of Architects / American Architectural Foundation; 2010; (DLC/PP-2010:100) Forms part o... more

Lenox Library, New York, New York. Façade elevation and plan

Lenox Library, New York, New York. Façade elevation and plan

Architectural drawing shows library for James Lenox as elevation and plan. Title devised by Library staff. Gift; American Institute of Architects / American Architectural Foundation; 2010; (DLC/PP-2010:100) For... more

Lenox Library, New York, New York. Third floor plan

Lenox Library, New York, New York. Third floor plan

Architectural drawing shows library for James Lenox as plan. Title devised by Library staff. Gift; American Institute of Architects / American Architectural Foundation; 2010; (DLC/PP-2010:100) Forms part of: Th... more

Lenox Library, New York, New York. Façade elevation

Lenox Library, New York, New York. Façade elevation

Architectural drawing shows library for James Lenox as elevation. Title devised by Library staff. Gift; American Institute of Architects / American Architectural Foundation; 2010; (DLC/PP-2010:100) Forms part o... more

Lenox Library, New York, New York. First floor plan showing masonry walls

Lenox Library, New York, New York. First floor plan showing masonry wa...

Architectural drawing shows library for James Lenox as plan. Title devised by Library staff. Gift; American Institute of Architects / American Architectural Foundation; 2010; (DLC/PP-2010:100) Forms part of: Th... more

Lenox Library, New York, New York. Elevation

Lenox Library, New York, New York. Elevation

Architectural drawing shows library for James Lenox as elevation. Title devised by Library staff. Gift; American Institute of Architects / American Architectural Foundation; 2010; (DLC/PP-2010:100) Forms part o... more

Biltmore, estate for George Washington Vanderbilt II, Asheville, North Carolina. East elevation

Biltmore, estate for George Washington Vanderbilt II, Asheville, North...

Architectural drawing shows design for house as side elevation. Title devised by Library staff. Gift; American Institute of Architects / American Architectural Foundation; 2010; (DLC/PP-2010:100) Forms part of:... more

Lenox Library, New York, New York. Interior elevation

Lenox Library, New York, New York. Interior elevation

Architectural drawing shows library for James Lenox as elevation. Title devised by Library staff. Gift; American Institute of Architects / American Architectural Foundation; 2010; (DLC/PP-2010:100) Forms part o... more

Lenox Library, New York, New York. Perspective projection R.M. Hunt

Lenox Library, New York, New York. Perspective projection R.M. Hunt

Architectural drawing shows library for James Lenox as perspective projection presentation drawing. Title devised by Library staff. Gift; American Institute of Architects / American Architectural Foundation; 20... more

[Lenox Library, New York City. Perspective rendering]

[Lenox Library, New York City. Perspective rendering]

Original architectural drawing, a presentation rendering, showing the Lenox Library on Fifth Avenue in perspective from northwest.

Front elevation on Millmont Street

Front elevation on Millmont Street

Illus. in: Dedication services of the Fellowes athenæum and the Roxbury branch of the Boston public library / prepared by the Superintendent of the Public Library. Boston : Fellowes athenæum, 1873, first plate ... more

Architectural drawing for the Library of Congress, Washington, D.C. Floor plan

Architectural drawing for the Library of Congress, Washington, D.C. Fl...

Competition drawing showing library as plan. UNIT title devised. Library of Congress design competition proposal no. 11 (from Library of Congress Archives, Records of the Library of Congress, Buildings and Grou... more

First  floor

First floor

Print shows the floor plan for the first floor the Boston Public Library, Roxbury branch. Illus. in: Dedication services of the Fellowes athenæum and the Roxbury branch of the Boston public library / prepared b... more