[Great Hall. Detail of ceiling and cove showing sculpture of two female half-figures. Library of Congress Thomas Jefferson Building, Washington, D.C.] (LOC)
Highsmith, Carol M.,, 1946-, photographer.
[Great Hall. Detail of ceiling and cove showing sculpture of two female half-figures. Library of Congress Thomas Jefferson Building, Washington, D.C.]
1 photograph : digital, TIFF file, color.
Exhibit caption: "Figures of genius. At the corners of the ceiling are two female figures holding a shield showing the traditional symbols of learning, a torch and a book. The figures are made of stucco and were created by Philip Martiny (French sculptor, 1858-1927). Stars surround the figures, and cherubs fly above them." (Source: MyLOC.gov Great Hall exhibit, 2008)
Title devised by Library staff.
Forms part of the Library of Congress Series in the Carol M. Highsmith Archive.
Library of Congress Thomas Jefferson Building (Washington, D.C.)--2000-2010.
Architectural decorations & ornaments--Washington (D.C.)--2000-2010.
Format: Digital photographs--Color--2000-2010.
Rights Info: No known restrictions on publication.
Repository: Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division, Washington, D.C. 20540 USA, hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.print
More information about the Highsmith Collection is available at hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.highsm
Higher resolution image is available (Persistent URL): hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/highsm.02006
Call Number: LOT 13860 [item]