The Thomas Jefferson Building: A Virtual Tour of the Library of Congress

The Librarian's Room
North Wall's Lunette

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North Wall's Lunette
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Illustrating the evolution of the poet, the north wall's lunette is broken by two windows overlooking the Northwest Court of the Jefferson Building. At the bottom, a boy plays on his oaten pipe. Above him, two trumpeters blare at him to join in the joy of battle. At the top, a child, representing the full-fledged bard, sits astride his hobby horse. Within the circle of the lunette is Pegasus.

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