Photo provided courtesy of the United States Library of Congress.
[North Reading Room, west wall. Detail of mural by Ezra...
[North Reading Room, west 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 right half of the mural. According to the inscription, this mural on the west wall shows (left to right): "... the clerk of Oxenford, reading his beloved classics; the manciple; the sailor; the prioress; the nun; and three priests." (Source: On These Walls by John Y. Cole. Washington, D.C.: Library of Congress, 1995, p. 79).
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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