A brief video tour featuring highlights of the McKim Building at the Central Library in Copley Square.
Color Our Collections, Part 1
We’re launching BPL's "Color Our Collections" with 5 woodcut illustrations from our Rare Books Department. Download and color away!
The Origins of a Masterwork
Twenty-nine years. Twenty-nine years is a staggering amount of time to spend on a single project. But twenty-nine years is precisely how long artist John Singer Sargent (1856-1925) worked on "Triumph of Religion," his mural cycle at the Boston Public Library. And, even after those twenty-nine years of work between 1890 and 1919, the cycle was…
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