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Library: Modern, Newer, Beautiful, Abandoned

Discussion in 'Tilted Art, Photography, Music & Literature' started by Chris Noyb, Jun 24, 2018.

  1. Chris Noyb

    Chris Noyb Get in, buckle up, hang on, & don't criticize.

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    EDIT: I meant to include older and historic in the thread title.



    Searching for photos for the Derelict Anything thread led to me to images of libraries that are spectacular & beautiful, and sadly abandoned.

    None of the photos I'm going to be posting were taken by me. I'll try to include any information, attribution, etc, but many times that info is missing or incomplete, especially when I use Bing on my phone.

    I look forward to seeing your selections (that's a hint, JIC you missed it :rolleyes:)!
     
  2. Chris Noyb

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  3. rogue49

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    There is still a place for books in this world.

    There's something about absorbing things from a real book than electronic...almost as if it engages you more...it keeps more.

    Fast and easy doesn't sink in and become a part of you.

    I would always feel more comfortable within a majestic library versus the instantness and lack of commitment of electronic format.
     
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  4. Chris Noyb

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    In the images I love the contrast between the grand libraries where books are preserved and the abandoned ones where they were left to decay. It appeals to me as an avid reader, and as a pseudo book collector.

    They also remind me of the days when of literacy was rare, scribes were greatly respected, and knowledge was controlled by those in power. Much like in Umberto Ecco's The Name of the Rose.
     
  5. Chris Noyb

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