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The Instagram Account Sharing The Most Beautiful Libraries In The World

George Peabody Library, Baltimore MD

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As silent sentinels of the future overflowing with knowledge and information, monumental libraries pair culture and architecture with fascinating results. While the bookworm in all of us daydreams of visiting the endless volumes and sky high shelves of books throughout the world, there’s someone out there doing it: Thomas Guignard. After moving to Canada, the Swiss librarian and photographer has traveled to shoot some of the most beautiful libraries in the world.

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Stadtbibliothek am Mailänderplatz, Stuttgart, Germany

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Philologische Bibliothek, Freie Universität Berlin, Germany

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American Room, Great Library of the Law Society of Upper Canada, Osgoode Hall, Toronto, Canada

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Emmanuel College Library, University of Toronto, Canada

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TU Delft Library, Netherlands

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Jacob und Wilhelm Grimm Zentrum, Humboldt University, Berlin, Germany

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Toronto Reference Library, Canada

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Rolex Learning Centre, EPFL, Lausanne, Switzerland

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Rotunda chandelier, Los Angeles Public Library

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Bibliothèque Schœlcher, Fort de France, Martinique, French West Indies

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Scott Library, York University, Toronto

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John P. Robarts library, University of Toronto

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