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The library look - part one

Now it's time for some images of libraries, inside and out, and librarians - in print, paint, photos, clay, and other media. These images also quite often include a popular library item - a cat! And there's so many of them, that I'm splitting this post into two, so check back tomorrow for even more library art!

Vintage photo
NYC library
Carnegie Library, Herne Hill

Library books still life

Abstract books
NYC public library

Beer advert

Library oil painting


NYC public library (seems to be pretty popular!)
Vintage cartoon
Witch's library painting

Mitchell Library
Library cat

Singing in the library
Enter the library
Book lover and ginger stripe cat
Library cat

Library of forgotten books
Library by the sea

Comments

Anonymous said…
Ooo, 'Abstract books' is rather lovely and would make excellent wallpaper for library walls not already covered in books :)
Dumpling said…
I love Library By The Sea, I don't know why, there's just something about it. Now...that would go perfectly in my living room, once I've redecorated, hmmmm....

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