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[North Reading Room, west wall. Mural by Ezra Winter...
[North Reading Room, west wall. 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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According to the inscription, this mural on the west wall shows (left to right): "The Miller, in the lead, piping the band out of Southwark; the Host of Tabard Inn; the Knight, followed by his son, the young Squire, on a white palfrey; a Yeoman; the Doctor of Physic; Chaucer, riding with his back to the observer, as he talks to the Lawyer; 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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