Second floor lobby and information desk


The original second floor lobby of Central Library is shown bathed in daylight coming from the round skylight above. There are large card catalogs on either side of an information desk, upon which are a vase of flowers, lamps, and what appears to be a candlestick telephone. A second desk and several Windsor chairs stand behind the information desk. There are doors separating the lobby from the rooms along the east side of the library. Behind the desk in an alcove is a replica of the Lemnian Athena. In the foreground are the staircases leading to the first and third floors, and the second-floor bannister surrounding the stairwell. Arches supported by Corinthian columns ring the lobby, and original light fixtures can be seen hanging in the colonnaded porticoes. Transcribed from back of photo: 'Mult. Co. Library. [Mc Math Collection] 2nd floor Lobby'.

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  • 10x8 inches

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