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Old library books Trinity College Dublin | Wall Art

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As I gazed upon the scene before me, I was immediately captivated by the grandeur of the Old Library at Trinity College in Dublin. My lens sought to capture the essence of the room, its breathtaking architecture, and the rich history that filled the air. Rows upon rows of venerable books stretched from floor to ceiling, a testament to the vast knowledge within the library's walls. The intricate wooden bookshelves, adorned with masterful carvings, stood proudly, bearing the weight of centuries of wisdom.

The Old Library is an iconic symbol of Ireland's literary heritage and a key landmark in Dublin. Established in the 18th century, it houses Ireland's most extensive collection of manuscripts and printed books, boasting over six million volumes. The library's most famous treasure is the Book of Kells, an illuminated manuscript from the 9th century. The Old Library's Long Room, where my photograph was taken, is an architectural marvel, measuring 65 meters (213 feet) in length and adorned with a barrel-vaulted ceiling that soars overhead.

The subtle interplay of light and shadow in my photograph enhances the ambiance, lending a certain timelessness to the scene. In addition, the black-and-white composition adds a layer of depth, allowing the viewer to focus on the intricate details of the architecture and the books themselves without distraction.

© Dan Kosmayer, 2019 

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Enjoy museum-grade signed prints, free global delivery, and a 30-day satisfaction guarantee. Each fine art print showcases my passion for photography and exceptional quality and is hand-signed in pencil on the reverse side, and includes a certificate of authenticity and a lifetime warranty against fading, with the assurance of a full reimbursement within 30 days if needed.

The fine art prints are of the highest museum quality, printed on acid-free 100% cotton paper with a velvety, subtly textured, warm-tone finish. Archival inks ensure photographs with sharp precision, smooth transitions, deep blacks, intricate details, and vibrant hues.

Please note that frames are not included.

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As the creator, I personally print, sign, and package every print at my studio in Haliburton, Ontario. These prints are then shipped worldwide via Canada Post free of charge. Therefore, delivery times can vary based on location, anywhere from a few days to several weeks.

Additionally, when traveling and shooting on location, orders placed during these periods will be dispatched upon my return. This may result in delivery times extending to several weeks. However, rest assured that the wait for these unique pieces is well worth it!

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