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The Sixth Reading Room of The British Museum, published in 'London Interiors' Featured Sir Robert Smirke Print

The Sixth Reading Room of The British Museum, published in 'London Interiors'

XJF441269 The Sixth Reading Room of The British Museum, published in 'London Interiors', 1841 (engraving) by Shepherd, Thomas Hosmer (1792-1864) (after); Private Collection; (add.info.: The Sixth Reading Room was designed by the architect Sir Robert Smirke (1780-1867) and was completed in 1838; The room stored more than 10, 000 books and there was space for 168 people to read at 24 tables; It was used as a reading room until 1857 was the famous round, domed reading room was opened; These two rooms have now been converted into the Mexican Gallery and the Chase Manhattan Gallery of North American Art; The British Museum's library became the British Library in 1973;); English, out of copyright

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