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The Library of Congress free pdf Considered by many to be the most beautifully decorated building in the USA, the Library of Congress building (recently renamed the Jefferson Building), celebrated its centenary in 1997 after an expensive restoration project. Designed by John L. Smithmeyer and completed at a cost of seven million dollars, the building is enhanced by the art of over 40 sculptors and painters. This volume details the design and construction of the building and its decorations, with discussions of the paintings and sculptures, a study of the restoration and a biographical dictionary of all those who worked on the building.

About John Young Cole

John Y. Cole is a librarian, historian, and director of The Center for the Book in the Library of Congress. Henry Hope Reed is founder and president of Classical America and is the author of numerous books, including The Golden City and The New York Public Library. He lives in New York City.

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Author : John Young Cole
Publisher : WW Norton
Data Published : 01 April 1998
ISBN : 0393045633
EAN : 9780393045635
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 320 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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