Stunning Photographs of European Libraries (11 pics)




French photographer Thibaud Poirier is behind a magnificent series, entitled Librairies , highlighting Europeans libraries. From Roma to Dublin including the Sorbonne in Paris and Berlin, the artist takes us in these reading temples build in several times. He chose to photograph them as empty of readers.

Trinity College Library, Dublin, 1732

Trinity College Library, Dublin, 1732

Palacio Nacional de Mafra, Mafra, 1755

Palacio Nacional de Mafra, Mafra, 1755

El Ateneo, Buenos Aires, 1919

El Ateneo, Buenos Aires, 1919

Bibliotheque Nationale de France, Salle Labrouste, Paris, 1868

Bibliotheque Nationale de France, Salle Labrouste, Paris, 1868

Bibliotheque de l'Hotel de Ville de Paris, Paris, 1890

Bibliotheque de l’Hotel de Ville de Paris, Paris, 1890

Biblioteca Casanatense, Rome, 1701

Biblioteca Casanatense, Rome, 1701

Grimm Zentrum Library, Berlin, 2009

Grimm Zentrum Library, Berlin, 2009

Bibliotheque Sainte-Genevieve, Paris, 1850

Bibliotheque Sainte-Genevieve, Paris, 1850

Biblioteca Joanina, Coimbra, 1728

Biblioteca Joanina, Coimbra, 1728

Stadtbibliothek, Stuttgart, 2011

Stadtbibliothek, Stuttgart, 2011

Bibliotheque de la Sorbonne, Salle Jacqueline de Romilly, Paris, 1897

Bibliotheque de la Sorbonne, Salle Jacqueline de Romilly, Paris, 1897




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