mural above the desk by Professor Eugene Savage.
in Vault B adjoining the delivery desk: the
central boss, grotesque from the cover
of Queen Melissenda's
Psalter; field bosses, a bird from
the Psalter, and grotesques
from the Flemish Book of Hours ( Brit.
Mus. Stowe 17).
with plaster webs. The corbels, starting
at the left:
Shelving the books.
Sorting the books.
Shipping on small book truck.
of the vault: grotesques from the thirteenth
century manuscript, Heures de Thérouanne.
nat. ms. lat., 14284.
The iron doors
of the elevators by Samuel Yellin. The
figures, starting at the top left,
represent Medicine, Law,
Shipping, Manufacturing, Agriculture,
ceiling, the panels filled with tracery.
The figures along the cresting represent
scholars, churchmen, etc. Woodwork
of oak. The windows
decorated with heraldic shields.
to the Periodical Reading Room.
with painted plaster webs. The corbels;
heads of the librarians: