Photo, Print, Drawing [Carnegie library, (Taunton, Mass.). Elevation] digital file from original drawing

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Title
[Carnegie library, (Taunton, Mass.). Elevation]
Summary
Front elevation of library building, Taunton, Mass., built in 1903 The inscriptions on the building, "Open Free to All" and "Bibliotheca Fons Eruditionis" (The Library is a fountain of learning) reflect the importance of public libraries to their communities. Ross specialized in library design and had completed buildings in at least 12 cities by 1906. "This design demonstrates his ability to achieve monumental effect in a structure of modest size." (Source: Eyes of the nation) The Carnegie grant given in 1902 provided $70,000.
Contributor Names
Ross, Albert Randolph, 1869-1948, architect
Created / Published
[1903 or earlier]
Subject Headings
-  Libraries--Massachusetts--Taunton--1900-1910
Headings
Architectural drawings--1900-1910.
Elevations--1900-1910.
Genre
Elevations--1900-1910
Architectural drawings--1900-1910
Notes
-  Title devised by Library staff.
-  Published in: Eyes of the nation : a visual history of the United States / Vincent Virga and curators of the Library of Congress ; historical commentary by Alan Brinkley. New York : Knopf, 1997, p. 219.
-  Exhibited: American Treasures of the Library of Congress, Washington, D.C., 2003-2004.
-  Exhibited: "Andrew Carnegie : The Legacy That Changed the World" at The Scottish Parliament, Main Hall, Edinburgh, Scotland, October 2013 - January 2014.
-  Unprocessed in PR 13 CN 1990:175 (CGL28673.18.1).
Medium
1 drawing : graphite and watercolor ; 41.8 x 68.5 cm (sheet)
Call Number/Physical Location
Unprocessed in PR 13 CN 1990:175 (CGL28673.18.1) [item] [P&P]
Repository
Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.print
Digital Id
ppmsca 35590 //hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/ppmsca.35590
cph 3g04712 //hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/cph.3g04712
cph 3j00120 //hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/cph.3j00120
Library of Congress Control Number
96514755
Reproduction Number
LC-DIG-ppmsca-35590 (digital file from original drawing) LC-USZC4-4712 (color film copy transparency) LC-USZCN4-120 (color film copy neg.)
Rights Advisory
No known restrictions on publication.
Online Format
image
LCCN Permalink
https://lccn.loc.gov/96514755
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  • Reproduction Number: LC-DIG-ppmsca-35590 (digital file from original drawing) LC-USZC4-4712 (color film copy transparency) LC-USZCN4-120 (color film copy neg.)
  • Call Number: Unprocessed in PR 13 CN 1990:175 (CGL28673.18.1) [item] [P&P]
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Ross, Albert Randolph, Architect. Carnegie library, Taunton, Mass.. Elevation. Taunton Massachusetts, 1903. [or Earlier] Photograph. https://www.loc.gov/item/96514755/.

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Ross, A. R. (1903) Carnegie library, Taunton, Mass.. Elevation. Taunton Massachusetts, 1903. [or Earlier] [Photograph] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/96514755/.

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Ross, Albert Randolph, Architect. Carnegie library, Taunton, Mass.. Elevation. [or Earlier] Photograph. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/96514755/>.

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