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Lyric Poetry Mural, Lyric Poetry (detail), by Henry O. Walker, in the South Corridor, Jefferson Building, Library of Congress.
Photographic print.
[c.1899]

Prints and Photographs Online Catalog.
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Current Laureate:
Rick Benjamin

Start of Term:
January 9, 2013

Position History:
Position established 1987; codified in Sec. 42-100-1, General Laws.

Previous Laureates:
Michael Steven Harper (1988-1993)
C.D. Wright (1994-1999)
Tom Chandler (September 1, 2000-April 2007)
Lisa Starr (April 12, 2007-2012)

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