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[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.]

 

2007.

 

1 photograph : digital, TIFF file, color.

 

Notes:

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.

 

Subjects:

Library of Congress Thomas Jefferson Building (Washington, D.C.)--2000-2010.

Ceilings--Washington (D.C.)--2000-2010.

Architectural decorations & ornaments--Washington (D.C.)--2000-2010.

Murals--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]

  

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