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Tilden Library, Reading Room

A sectional view of the New York Public Library.

New York Public Library, Astor, Lenox and Tilden Foundations, Fifth Ave, 40th to 42d Sts.

New York Public Library, N. Y. City

New York Public Library

The New York Public Library

Patents room, New York Public Library--Snead standard stack

First study of libray plan.

[Plaster model of the Astor Hall ceiling.]

[Plaster model of a console.]

[Plaster model of a Corinthian capital.]

[Plaster model of architectural detail above an arch, including moldings, a keystone decorated with a volute, and a lion's head.]

[Plaster model of architectural decoration to go above a window, including moldings, a keystone decorated with a volute, and a lion's head.]

[Plaster model of an entablature.]

Plaster models of a lion's head.

[Plaster models of consoles and architectural decorations.]

[Plaster model of part of a niche.]

[Plaster model of architectural decoration, including the head of Athena adorning a volute.]

Rotunda : vault penetration.

Rotunda : vault penetration.

[Plaster model of part of a niche.]

[Plaster model of a section of the Fifth Avenue facade.]

[Plaster models of architectural decorations.]

[Plaster models of a Corinthian capital and four versions of tympanum relief sculpture.]

Plaster models : the Fifth Avenue facade, a section of an arch decorated with oak leaves, a volute and a console.

[Plaster model of tympanum sculpture.]

[Plaster model of the Fifth Avenue facade.]

[Plaster model of architectural decorations, and a model of the Fifth Avenue facade in the background.]

[Plaster model of moldings.]

[Plaster moldels of moldings.]

[Plaster models of architectural decorations.]

[Plaster model of the Fifth Avenue facade.]

[Plaster models of decorated panels.]

[Plaster models of Arabic numerals in relief.]

[Plaster model of a fireplace and a dedicatory panel, for the Trustees Room.]

[Plaster model of a panel decorated with winged female figures, fruit, foliage, and a satyr's head.]

[Plaster model of a panel decorated with two cherubs and foliage.]

[Plaster model of a panel decorated with a winged nude female figure and leaves.]

[Plaster model of a panel decorated with two winged nude female figures, cornucopias and leaves.]

[Plaster model of a Corinthian capital.]

[Plaster model of a Corinthian capital.]

Carrère and Hastings workshop.

Carrère and Hastings workshop.

[Carrère and Hastings workshop.]

Carrère and Hastings workshop.

[Drawing of the library, showing the Fifth Avenue and Forty-second Street facades.]

Demolition of the Croton Reservoir, looking north.

Demolition of the Croton Reservoir.

The [Croton] reservoir ruins.

The [Croton] reservoir ruins, looking north.

Old [Croton] reservoir ruins, looking northwest.

Old [Croton] reservoir ruins, looking northwest.

Exterior marble work : plaster model of the south end of the Fifth Avenue facade.

Exterior marble work : plaster model of the south end of the Fifth Avenue facade.

[Exterior marble work : plaster model of the south end of the Fifth Avenue facade.]

Exterior marble work : plaster model of the south end of the Fifth Avenue facade.

Exterior marble work : initial construction of the north facade, looking southeast.

Exterior marble work : initial construction, from the northwest corner.

Exterior marble work : initial construction.

Exterior marble work : initial construction of the west facade, looking northeast.

Exterior marble work : construction of the west facade, looking northeast.

Exterior marble work : construction of the north facade, looking east.

[Exterior marble work : construction workers standing near the northeast corner.]

Exterior marble work : initial construction of the Fifth Avenue facade.

Exterior marble work : plaster model of the south end of the Fifth Avenue facade, looking north.

Exterior marble work : northwest corner.

Exterior marble work : construction of the north facade.

Exterior marble work : initial construction of the Fifth Avenue facade, looking southwest.

Exterior marble work : construction of the south facade.

Exterior marble work : southwest corner and south facade, looking east along Fortieth Street.

Exterior marble work : west facade and southwest corner.

Exterior marble work : construction of the northwest corner.

Exterior marble work : construction of the Forty-second Street entrance.

Exterior marble work : construction of the northeast corner.

Exterior marble work : construction of the Fifth Avenue facade.

Exterior marble work : construction of the northeast corner.

Exterior marble work : southwest corner.

Exterior marble work : northwest corner.

Exterior marble work : northeast corner.

Exterior marble work, seen from the corner of Fifth Avenue and Forty-second Street.

Exterior marble work : construction of the northeast corner.

Exterior marble work : the southeast corner.

Exterior marble work : entrance to the garage, on the south side.

Exterior marble work : southwest corner.

Exterior marble work : northwest corner.

Exterior marble work : Forty-second Street entrance.

Exterior marble work : northeast corner (east side).

Exterior marble work : southeast corner.

Exterior marble work : southwest corner.

Exterior marble work : southeast corner.

Exterior marble work : northwest corner.

Exterior marble work : construction of the northeast corner.

Exterior marble work : east side.

Exterior marble work : construction of the northeast corner.

Exterior marble work : east side.

Exterior marble work : west side.

Exterior marble work : east side.

Exterior marble work : six men at work on top of the building.

Exterior marble work : men putting a stone in place.

Exterior marble work : east side.

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