Photo, Print, Drawing [Egyptian hieroglyphics mural in Evolution of the Book series, by John W. Alexander. Library of Congress Thomas Jefferson Building, Washington, D.C.] digital file from original photo

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About this Item

Title
[Egyptian hieroglyphics mural in Evolution of the Book series, by John W. Alexander. Library of Congress Thomas Jefferson Building, Washington, D.C.]
Summary
Photo of one part of a six-part mural on the history of the book; after conservation of the mural. Depicts an Egyptian man using hammer and chisel to write on wall in hieroglyphics a picture of a woman. Woman model posed in seated position on the right.
Contributor Names
Alexander, John White, 1856-1915, artist
Created / Published
[mural c1896; photographed 1990]
Subject Headings
-  Library of Congress Thomas Jefferson Building (Washington, D.C.)
-  Communication
-  Hieroglyphics
-  Murals--Washington (D.C.)--1890-1900
Format Headings
Photographic prints--Color--1990.
Notes
-  Mural marked at bottom left: Copyright by John W. Alexander.
-  Title devised by Library staff.
-  "61126; 044.3.D. Photographed after treatment; overall; normal light."
-  Stamped on verso: This photograph is the property of the legislative branch of the government and is not to be used without the approval of the Architect of the Capitol.
-  Perry Huston Collection of illustrated conservation reports for Jefferson Building murals.
Medium
1 photographic print : color.
Call Number/Physical Location
Unprocessed in PR 13 CN 2001:119 [item] [P&P]
Repository
Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA
Digital Id
ppmsca 07356 //hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/ppmsca.07356
Library of Congress Control Number
2005675756
Reproduction Number
LC-DIG-ppmsca-07356 (digital file from original photo)
Rights Advisory
Publication may be restricted. For information, see "Architect of the Capitol," http://www.loc.gov/rr/print/res/381_AOC.html
Online Format
image
Description
1 photographic print : color. | Photo of one part of a six-part mural on the history of the book; after conservation of the mural. Depicts an Egyptian man using hammer and chisel to write on wall in hieroglyphics a picture of a woman. Woman model posed in seated position on the right.
LCCN Permalink
https://lccn.loc.gov/2005675756
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Alexander, John White, Artist. Egyptian hieroglyphics mural in Evolution of the Book series, by John W. Alexander. Library of Congress Thomas Jefferson Building, Washington, D.C. Washington D.C, ca. 1896. [Mural ; Photographed 1990] Photograph. https://www.loc.gov/item/2005675756/.

APA citation style:

Alexander, J. W. (ca. 1896) Egyptian hieroglyphics mural in Evolution of the Book series, by John W. Alexander. Library of Congress Thomas Jefferson Building, Washington, D.C. Washington D.C, ca. 1896. [Mural ; Photographed 1990] [Photograph] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2005675756/.

MLA citation style:

Alexander, John White, Artist. Egyptian hieroglyphics mural in Evolution of the Book series, by John W. Alexander. Library of Congress Thomas Jefferson Building, Washington, D.C. [Mural ; Photographed 1990] Photograph. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/2005675756/>.