Carpenters in Lithgow book room, Augusta, ca. 1895

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Carpenters in Lithgow book room, Augusta, ca. 1895

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Construction of Lithgow Library in Augusta took place between 1894 and 1897. Carpenters finished the interior of the book room and rotunda with quartered oak.

Pictured are what would become eight fluted columns with Ionic capitals. In the rear is the book room fireplace, which was paneled in oak and featured a carved Maine State Seal.

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  • Title: Carpenters in Lithgow book room, Augusta, ca. 1895
  • Creation Date: circa 1895
  • Subject Date: circa 1895
  • Location: Augusta, Kennebec County, ME
  • Media: Photographic print
  • Dimensions: 20 cm x 25 cm
  • Local Code: photographs--001
  • Object Type: Image

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Lithgow Public Library
45 Winthrop Street, Augusta, ME 04330
(207) 626-2415

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