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Objects of Art: Etching (Garrison, Billing, Fletcher)

Location: Lobby, Building 38

Designed by:.C. Paul Jennewein.
Chiseled into the marble by: Mr. Bruno Mankowski.

Dr. John Shaw Billings Portrait busts of Dr. John Shaw Billings, first director of the National Library of Medicine (1865-1895);

Dr. Robert Fletcher Dr. Robert Fletcher, Principal Assistant Librarian (1876-1912);

Dr. Fielding Garrison and Dr. Fielding Garrison, Principal Assistant Librarian, (1912-1917).

Marble etching of first directors

The impression desired and achieved is that of the founding fathers being inextricably imbedded in the fabric of the Library's structure.



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