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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.
Left to right: Garrison, Billings, Fletcher

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Last Reviewed: February 27, 2012