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[John S. Billings and Thomas W. Wise in Library Hall]

Publication:
Produced: [1887]
Format:
Still image
Subject(s):
Libraries, Medical
Billings, John S. (John Shaw), 1838-1913.
Army Medical Library (U.S.)
Genre(s):
Photographs
Abstract:
Interior view of Library Hall in the Army Medical Museum and Library, where John S. Billings is seated at a reference table and Thomas W. Wise is standing near a desk. Three-tier stacks are in the background and there are 4 portraits hanging on the gate of the second tier. Image caption on page 35 of the book US National Library of Medicine: "Thomas Washington Wise, manager of library operations, stands to the left of the desk in the new Library Hall in 1887, as John Shaw Billings sits at a reference table. Billings involved himself with the smallest details of the library's planning, including the architectural designs for book shelving and retrieval. A dumbwaiter, or book lift, located at the right end of the stacks enabled staff to move books from one floor to another."
Copyright:
The National Library of Medicine believes this item to be in the public domain. (More information)
Related Title(s):
US National Library of Medicine
Extent:
1 photograph : image 17 x 21 cm, on mount 20 x 26 cm
Technique:
albumen, black and white
NLM Unique ID:
101445634 (See catalog record)
NLM Image ID:
A017046
Publication:
Produced: [1887]
Format:
Still image
Subject(s):
Libraries, Medical
Billings, John S. (John Shaw), 1838-1913.
Army Medical Library (U.S.)
Genre(s):
Photographs
Abstract:
Interior view of Library Hall in the Army Medical Museum and Library, where John S. Billings is seated at a reference table and Thomas W. Wise is standing near a desk. Three-tier stacks are in the background and there are 4 portraits hanging on the gate of the second tier. Image caption on page 35 of the book US National Library of Medicine: "Thomas Washington Wise, manager of library operations, stands to the left of the desk in the new Library Hall in 1887, as John Shaw Billings sits at a reference table. Billings involved himself with the smallest details of the library's planning, including the architectural designs for book shelving and retrieval. A dumbwaiter, or book lift, located at the right end of the stacks enabled staff to move books from one floor to another."
Copyright:
The National Library of Medicine believes this item to be in the public domain. (More information)
Related Title(s):
US National Library of Medicine
Extent:
1 photograph : image 17 x 21 cm, on mount 20 x 26 cm
Technique:
albumen, black and white
NLM Unique ID:
101445634 (See catalog record)
NLM Image ID:
A017046