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Antique Cast Iron Archival Library Bookcase by Snead

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A rare set of antique cast iron archival library bookcases by Snead. these impressive cast iron bookcases with adjustable steel shelves were the standard in the late 19th and early 20th century for library and archival storage, and were used by the Library of Congress, the National Archives, the NY Public Library, as well as many university libraries. The set pictured has three bays, each bay has ten shelves, five on each side.

Details

  • Creator
    Angus Snead MacDonald (Designer)
  • Place of Origin
  • Date of Manufacture
    1905
  • Dimensions
    H 84 in. x W 92 in. x D 17 in.H 213.36 cm x W 233.68 cm x D 43.18 cm
  • Seller Location
    Hudson, NY
  • Reference Number
    LU879112955801
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