Crane Library, Quincy, MA Photos

The Crane Library of Quincy, MA, is one of the landmark buildings (1881) of architect Henry Hobson Richardson. In keeping with the quality of architecture, the building was added to three times by William Aiken (1908), Paul A. & Carroll Colletti (1938) & Richard Bertman (2001).

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Quincy Public Library overview. Quincy, MA.Quincy Public Library (1882) (40 Washington St.). Quincy, MA. Style: Richardsonian Romanesque. Architect: Henry Hobson Richardson.Richardsonian offset entrance arch of Quincy Public Library. Quincy, MA.Crane Library (1881). Quincy, MA. Style: Richardsonian Romanesque. Architect: Henry Hobson Richardson. On National Register.
Portal of Crane Library. Quincy, MA.Carvings above portal of Crane Library. Quincy, MA.Crane carved on Crane Library. Quincy, MA.Carving of beast biting own tail on Crane Library. Quincy, MA.
Portal of Crane Library. Quincy, MA.Carvings above portal of Crane Library. Quincy, MA.Crane carved on Crane Library. Quincy, MA.Carving of beast biting own tail on Crane Library. Quincy, MA.
Gargoyle on Crane Library. Quincy, MA.Roof tiles of Crane Library. Quincy, MA.Romanesque windows of Crane Library. Quincy, MA.Window columns of Crane Library. Quincy, MA.
Gargoyle on Crane Library. Quincy, MA.Roof tiles of Crane Library. Quincy, MA.Romanesque windows of Crane Library. Quincy, MA.Window columns of Crane Library. Quincy, MA.
Conical roof of Crane Library. Quincy, MA.Interior woodwork balconies designed by Henry Hobson Richardson in Quincy Public Library. Quincy, MA.Stained glass windows in Richardson's wing of Quincy Public Library. Quincy, MA.Stained glass window in Richardson's wing of Quincy Public Library. Quincy, MA.
Conical roof of Crane Library. Quincy, MA.Interior woodwork balconies designed by Henry Hobson Richardson in Quincy Public Library. Quincy, MA.Stained glass windows in Richardson's wing of Quincy Public Library. Quincy, MA.Stained glass window in Richardson's wing of Quincy Public Library. Quincy, MA.
Stained glass window in Crane Library. Quincy, MA.Stained glass window of angel in Crane Library. Quincy, MA.Carved woodwork designed by Henry Hobson Richardson over fireplace in Quincy Public Library. Quincy, MA.Fireplace by Henry Hobson Richardson in Quincy Public Library. Quincy, MA.
Stained glass window in Crane Library. Quincy, MA.Stained glass window of angel in Crane Library. Quincy, MA.Carved woodwork designed by Henry Hobson Richardson over fireplace in Quincy Public Library. Quincy, MA.Fireplace by Henry Hobson Richardson in Quincy Public Library. Quincy, MA.
Floral carvings on fireplace in Richardson's wing of Quincy Public Library. Quincy, MA.Old Philosopher stained glass window by John LaFarge in Richardson's wing of Quincy Public Library. Quincy, MA.Detail of carved fireplace in Crane Library. Quincy, MA.Wooded shelves in Crane Library. Quincy, MA.
Floral carvings on fireplace in Richardson's wing of Quincy Public Library. Quincy, MA.Old Philosopher stained glass window by John LaFarge in Richardson's wing of Quincy Public Library. Quincy, MA.Detail of carved fireplace in Crane Library. Quincy, MA.Wooded shelves in Crane Library. Quincy, MA.
Coletti addition to Quincy Public Library. Quincy, MA.Owl carving by Joseph A. Coletti on Coletti addition of Quincy Public Library. Quincy, MA.Greek-style horse carving by Joseph A. Coletti on Coletti addition of Quincy Public Library. Quincy, MA.Shipbuilding workers carving by Joseph A. Coletti on Coletti addition of Quincy Public Library. Quincy, MA.
Coletti addition (1939) to Quincy Public Library. Quincy, MA. Style: Richardsonian Romanesque. Architect: Paul A. Coletti & Carroll Coletti.Owl carving (1939) by Joseph A. Coletti on Coletti addition of Quincy Public Library. Quincy, MA.Greek-style horse carving (1939) by Joseph A. Coletti on Coletti addition of Quincy Public Library. Quincy, MA.Shipbuilding workers carving (1939) by Joseph A. Coletti on Coletti addition of Quincy Public Library. Quincy, MA.
Portal of Crane Library Colletti addition. Quincy, MA.Crane Library addition with carvings over flower bed. Quincy, MA.Art Deco carving of Cranes on Crane Library addition. Quincy, MA.Crane Library CBT addition. Quincy, MA.
Portal of Crane Library Colletti addition (1938). Quincy, MA. Style: Romanesque & Art Deco. Architect: Paul A. Colletti & Carroll Colletti.Crane Library addition with carvings over flower bed. Quincy, MA.Art Deco carving of Cranes on Crane Library addition. Quincy, MA.Crane Library CBT addition (2001). Quincy, MA. Architect: Richard Bertman of Childs, Bertman, Tseckares.

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