Folger Shakespeare Library, Washington, DC Photos

The Folger Shakespeare Library displays documents and art by and about William Shakespeare. This museum and archives has a small performance theater. The Art Deco building (1932) (201 East Capitol St. SE) was designed by Paul Philippe Cret and Alexander Trowbridge.

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Folger Shakespeare Library. Washington, DC.Sculpted facade of Folger Shakespeare Library. Washington, DC.Entrance of Folger Shakespeare Library. Washington, DC.Relief of Pegasus on Folger Shakespeare Library. Washington, DC.
Folger Shakespeare Library (1932) (201 East Capitol St. SE). Washington, DC. Style: Art Deco. Architect: Paul Philippe Cret & Alexander Trowbridge.Sculpted facade of Folger Shakespeare Library. Washington, DC.Entrance of Folger Shakespeare Library. Washington, DC.Relief of Pegasus on Folger Shakespeare Library. Washington, DC.
Art Deco doors of Folger Shakespeare Library. Washington, DC.Midsummer Nights Dream relief on Folger Shakespeare Library. Washington, DC.Romeo & Juliet relief on Folger Shakespeare Library. Washington, DC.Macbeth relief on Folger Shakespeare Library. Washington, DC.
Art Deco doors of Folger Shakespeare Library. Washington, DC.Midsummer Nights Dream relief on Folger Shakespeare Library. Washington, DC.Romeo & Juliet relief on Folger Shakespeare Library. Washington, DC.Macbeth relief on Folger Shakespeare Library. Washington, DC.
Julius Caesar relief on Folger Shakespeare Library. Washington, DC.Hamlet relief on Folger Shakespeare Library. Washington, DC.Henry the Fourth relief on Folger Shakespeare Library. Washington, DC.Theater in Folger Shakespeare Library. Washington, DC.
Julius Caesar relief on Folger Shakespeare Library. Washington, DC.Hamlet relief on Folger Shakespeare Library. Washington, DC.Henry the Fourth relief on Folger Shakespeare Library. Washington, DC.Theater in Folger Shakespeare Library. Washington, DC.
Display hall at Folger Shakespeare Library. Washington, DC.Ceiling in display hall at Folger Shakespeare Library. Washington, DC.Display hall tile floor at Folger Shakespeare Library. Washington, DC.Statue of Henry Clay Folger at Folger Shakespeare Library. Washington, DC.
Display hall at Folger Shakespeare Library. Washington, DC.Ceiling in display hall at Folger Shakespeare Library. Washington, DC.Display hall tile floor at Folger Shakespeare Library. Washington, DC.Statue of Henry Clay Folger (1857-1930) at Folger Shakespeare Library. Washington, DC.
Photos of Henry Clay Folger & Emily Jordan Folger at Folger Shakespeare Library. Washington, DC.Stained glass windows with Shakespearian themes at Folger Shakespeare Library. Washington, DC.Stained glass windows with Shakespearian themes at Folger Shakespeare Library. Washington, DC.The Ashbourne Portrait once thought to be that of Shakespeare at Folger Shakespeare Library. Washington, DC.
Photos (1885) of Henry Clay Folger & Emily Jordan Folger at Folger Shakespeare Library. Washington, DC.Stained glass windows with Shakespearian themes at Folger Shakespeare Library. Washington, DC.Stained glass windows with Shakespearian themes at Folger Shakespeare Library. Washington, DC.The Ashbourne Portrait (1612) once thought to be that of Shakespeare at Folger Shakespeare Library. Washington, DC.
Portrait of David Garrick theater manager leaning on a bust of Shakespeare after Thomas Gainsborough at Folger Shakespeare Library. Washington, DC.


Portrait of David Garrick theater manager leaning on a bust of Shakespeare (18th C) after Thomas Gainsborough at Folger Shakespeare Library. Washington, DC.



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