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The Mural, "Invention", at the Library of Congress in Washington, D.C.

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Summary:Enlargement of a painting located on a wall in the Library of Congress. The painting is named "Invention" and pictures men participating in various activities such as studying at a table, lifting hay, etc. Postcard number: 210-44.
Provider:Illustrated Post Card & Novelty Co.
Printing place:Europe
Place of origin – Continent:North America
Place of origin – Country:United States of America
Place of origin – Region:New York
Temporal subject: 1901-1910
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
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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