The Tale of an Art-Carved Library Table

2019-08-30T15:25:06-04:00

There’s a new piece of furniture in the Reading Room, an ornately carved library table with a motif of acanthus leaves, that’s right at home with our carved bookcases. It was likely made by a student from the woodcarving school of father-and son Henry and William Fry, who immigrated to Cincinnati from England in the 1850s.