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Library, Historic Tinker Swiss Cottage, Rockford
Library, Historic Tinker Swiss Cottage, Rockford
TitleLibrary, Historic Tinker Swiss Cottage, Rockford
Digitized Materialcolor postcard
Year1960 ca.
Coverage-SpatialRockford, Illinois
SubjectLibrary buildings Illinois
Private libraries
Libraries (Rooms)
DescriptionOn Back: The Library. Historic Tinker Swiss Cottage, 411 Kent St., Rockford, Ill. This room, two stories high, Gothic style, Octagonal shape, was copied after Sir Walter Scott's Library in Abbotsford, Scotland, visited by R. H. Tinker in 1862. Contains hundreds of books, oil paintings and Marble table from Italy. Chair Abraham Lincoln used in 1855 when he visited John H. Manny home in Rockford, Ill. Art work on ceiling ""The Seven Wonders of the Ancient World, "" parquet flooring.
Creator-CorporateColor-View, Inc.
Creator-ContactsRockford, IL
PublisherALA Archives - University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
ThemeLibrary Postcards
Techniquecolor photography
Inclusive Dates1900-
Work Dimensions-Measurement13.9 x 8.8 cm
Resource Identifier138-9701055-a
Date Created2007-07-25
RepositoryUniversity of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. University Archives
CollectionSjoerd Koopman Library Postcard Collection
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