British Museum Reading Room

#Picture Number BU72

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Victorian illustration to download showing the vast domed interior of the Reading Room at the British Museum. Bookcases line the huge circular room, and desks radiate out from a central hub. The museum was built in the 1840s; the architect was Robert Smirke.


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