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Greek god Comus, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C., circa 1915-1930

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Alternate title:Comus, Congressional Library, Washington, D.C.
Summary:An image of the Greek god Comus from the interior of the Library of Congress Jefferson Building, circa 1915-1930. Caption reads: "Milton--Comus. By H.O. Walker. Comus, the enchanter, in the wood at night, listens to the song of The Lady, and at its conclusion exclaims: Can any mortal mixture of earth's mould/Breathe such divine enchanting ravishment?" The quotation comes from the masque "Comus" by John Milton, whose name appears above the image. Postcard number: R-70563.
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
Library of Congress
Interiors
Art
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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