Title: BUC_CV_00271-en Reference code: BUC_CV_00271Title: Reading room of the public library of the Romanian AthenaeumPhotographer: unknownDate: c. 1938-1944Physical description: Dimensions: 12,9 x 17,9 cmNotes: Conservation status: Technique: black and white glass negativeLocation: BucharestComments: The Athenaeum Library was based on the donation of Scarlat Rosetti's personal library (1802-1872). It was opened to the public between 1938 and 1944, with periods of interruption due to the 1940 earthquake and World War II. It also functioned from 1945 to 1955 when its collections were scattered to the Central State Library and the Library of the Romanian Academy.Digitization: Serioja Bocsok, Larisa SitarKeywords: interior, architecture, Romanian Athenaeum, library, reading room, tables, chairs, shelves, books, chandeliersRelated images: Legal rights: Collection of Mihai and Anca Oroveanu