National Library of France (Bibliotheque Nationale), Paris, France


Related people
Zachary Snyder (was created by)
Henri Labrouste (architect)
Date
1862-1868
Description
The Reading Room is covered with a series of nine pendentived simple domes of terra cotta supported by twelve iron columns. The Stack Room has five stories of book stacks which sit on a grid of cast-iron plates. Keywords: France, Ville-de-Paris. Submitted by Natalie Martinez.
Style/Period
19th Century (1800 - 1899 CE)
Material
terracotta
iron