Photo provided courtesy of the United States Library of Congress.
[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.]
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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.
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