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[North Reading Room, east wall. Detail of mural by Ezra...

[North Reading Room, east wall. Detail of mural by Ezra Winter illustrating the characters in the Canterbury Tales by Geoffrey Chaucer. Library of Congress John Adams Building, Washington, D.C.] Phot ... show more

[North Reading Room, east wall. Detail of mural by Ezra Winter illustrating the characters in the Canterbury Tales by Geoffrey Chaucer. Library of Congress John Adams Building, Washington, D.C.]
1 photograph : digital, TIFF file, color.
Photograph shows left half of the mural on the east wall. According to the inscription the figures are (left to right): "The Merchant, with his Flemish beaver hat and forked beard; the Friar; the Monk; the Franklin; the Wife of Bath; the Parson and his brother the Ploughman, riding side by side" (Source: On These Walls by John Y. Cole. Washington, D.C.: Library of Congress, 1995, p. 80).
  • Title devised by Library staff.
  • Forms part of the Carol M. Highsmith Archive.
  • Highsmith (Carol M.) Archive
  • Library of Congress John Adams Building (Washington, D.C.)--2000-2010.
  • Digital photographs--Color--2000-2010.
Highsmith, Carol M., 1946-, photographer
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Photo provided courtesy of the United States Library of Congress.