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Melpomene, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C., circa 1915-1930

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Alternate title:Melpomene, Cognressional Library, Washington, D.C.
Summary:An image of Melpomene, one of the muses, from the interior of the Library of Congress Jefferson Building, circa 1915-1930. Caption reads: "Melpomene--By Edward Simmons. Melpomene. Muse of Tragedy has the tragic mask. The genii hold laurel crown and brazier of fire." Postcard number: R-65056.
Provider:B.S. Reynolds Co.
Century:1901-2000
Place of origin – Continent:North America
Place of origin – Country:United States
Place of origin – Region:District of Columbia
Place of origin – Settlement:Washington
Temporal subject: 1911-1920
1921-1930
Geographical subject – Continent:North America
Geographical subject – Country:United States
Geographical subject – Region:District of Columbia
Geographical subject – Settlement:Washington
Topical subjects:Libraries
Art
Library of Congress
Interiors
Genre:Postcards
ArchivesUM location:National Trust Library Postcard Collection
Repository:National Trust for Historic Preservation Library Collection
Browse terms:Architecture, Landscape, Historic Places
Collection:National Trust Library Historic Postcard Collection
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