Pictorial guide to Boston and the country around .. . caa^ft CO. CENTRAL LIBRARY. GROUND FLOOR. THE PUBLIC LIBRARY. 9 The Library is two hundred and twenty-five feet long, two hun-dred and twenty-seven feet deep. Its height from the sidewalkto the top of the cornice is seventy feet. The material used isMilford granite. In color this granite is a grayish white, which,in some lights, becomes faintly tinged with pink. The Library isin the Italian Rennaissance style of architecture, is quadrangularin shape and surrounds an inner court. The chief characteristicsof the building are its simplicity an

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Pictorial guide to Boston and the country around .. . caa^ft CO. CENTRAL LIBRARY. GROUND FLOOR. THE PUBLIC LIBRARY. 9 The Library is two hundred and twenty-five feet long, two hun-dred and twenty-seven feet deep. Its height from the sidewalkto the top of the cornice is seventy feet. The material used isMilford granite. In color this granite is a grayish white, which,in some lights, becomes faintly tinged with pink. The Library isin the Italian Rennaissance style of architecture, is quadrangularin shape and surrounds an inner court. The chief characteristicsof the building are its simplicity an Stock Photo
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Pictorial guide to Boston and the country around .. . caa^ft CO. CENTRAL LIBRARY. GROUND FLOOR. THE PUBLIC LIBRARY. 9 The Library is two hundred and twenty-five feet long, two hun-dred and twenty-seven feet deep. Its height from the sidewalkto the top of the cornice is seventy feet. The material used isMilford granite. In color this granite is a grayish white, which,in some lights, becomes faintly tinged with pink. The Library isin the Italian Rennaissance style of architecture, is quadrangularin shape and surrounds an inner court. The chief characteristicsof the building are its simplicity and the accentuation of hori-zontal lines of composition.The main facade, looking east over Copley Square, consists of. ISSUE DEPARTMENT LOBBY MAIN STAIRCASE HALL