Wait -are THOSE the John Singer Sargent’s?

July 30, 2008 at 9:09 pm 2 comments

Can you believe that I’ve never taken an official tour of the Copley Boston Public Library? My library love? My adopted-hometown branch? Well, it shows. My partner and I took his sister to enjoy the sights at BPL and I was wrong not once, but on several occasions, about which paintings were the famed John Singer Sargent’s. Oops.

I leave you with this image of the podium of a missing bust in Bates Hall.


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  • 1. the zak  |  July 30, 2008 at 11:08 pm

    The Boston Public Library tours don’t have much information about how to use, how to navigate the buildings floors, departments and collections.

  • 2. Librarytour: Hug A Goose « Whole Heart Local  |  April 6, 2012 at 9:29 am

    […] quirks of the main branch Boston Public Library is how items move around within -appearing and disappearing seemingly on the whim of the library staff. For example, there’s a little nook (vestibule, […]


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