The George Peabody Library, Baltimore, Maryland

The George Peabody Library is a beautiful library that is a must see for any bibliophile in the Baltimore, Maryland area. The library, designed by architect Edmund G. Lind, was opened in 1878.

Stacks of the George Peabody Library

The stacks of the library are impressive and awe-inspiring

George Peabody Library

Five tiers of balconies surround the reading area of the library

George Peabody Library Skylight

The cathedral-like space is heightened with the giant skylight that stretches the width of the room

George Peabody Library Staircase

The public is not allowed to go upstairs into the stacks, but there is plenty to entertain the curios on the first floor

George Peabody Library Card Catalog and a Tiny Hippo

You can browse the card catalog, they didn’t seem to have any books on Tiny Hippos, though

George Peabody Library Tables with Tiny Hippo

There are plenty of study tables that can be used for research purposes

George Peabody Library Magic Lantern

I found this strange Magic Lantern device, is it bigger on the inside, perhaps?

George Peabody Library EXIT Light

We had a great time in the beautiful George Peabody Library

 

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