• Creator
  • Geo S. Graves
  • Created Date
  • 1913
  • Description
  • Black and white postcard. Caption on back reads: ""Springfield's New Library was made possible thorugh the munificence of Andrew Carnegie, with his gift of $200,000, suplimented by gifts of $155,000 from 38 public-spirited citizens of Springfield. The building has ample room for 500,000 books. The general structure is Italian Renaissance. The base of building is pink granite and the principle material uses is white marble. White terra cotta ma... more
    Black and white postcard. Caption on back reads: ""Springfield's New Library was made possible thorugh the munificence of Andrew Carnegie, with his gift of $200,000, suplimented by gifts of $155,000 from 38 public-spirited citizens of Springfield. The building has ample room for 500,000 books. The general structure is Italian Renaissance. The base of building is pink granite and the principle material uses is white marble. White terra cotta makes an appropriate trim; the roof is a green tile. For the beauty of this artistic structure, its strength and stability, the city is indebted to the architect Edward L. Hilton. J. E. postmark illegible. Library Postcards. Massachusetts. Black and white photograph. 14 x 8.8 cm. less