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[Library patron using card catalog in the rotunda] : [along the walls is a ceramic mural]
Work Type
Photographs
Material
black and white
Measurements
1 photograph : 21 x 26 cm
Description
Image caption on page 81 of the book US National Library of Medicine: "A patron in the central rotunda area of the library, using the card catalog. Featured along the walls is the permanent ceramic mural by Frans Wildenhain, a Bauhaus-trained German potter and sculptor, ca. 1963. This 208-foot long ceramic frieze was composed of more than 900 individual pieces of freely designed ceramic and fused glass and mounted on four 52-foot walls. The mural is abstract and was originally conceived (in Wildenhain's words) 'as a sort of wedding of medical and architectural motifs' but revised to 'take the images off the earth,' as it were, and 'to send them flying around the room,' thus representing the forms or impressions these subjects take in Wildenhain's mind."
Publication: Produced: [1963?]
Related Item
US National Library of Medicine
ID Number
IHM: A017276
Source
Image and original data provided courtesy of the National Library of Medicine
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The National Library of Medicine believes this item to be in the public domain. https://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/mark/1.0
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nlmuid-101445865-img.tif
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