17 17 17 loc.gov/shop | 1.888.682.3557 | M–F 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. EST inspired by books | 16 LOC Dome Bookends Add grandeur to your bookshelf with this replica of the Thomas Jefferson Building’s copper cupola. Embossed with “Library of Congress.” Cast resin; protective rubber feet. Pair. Provenance card included. Approx. 8.125"h. x 10"d. 21509823 Orig. $65.00. Holiday Price $49.99 Women Reading Coaster Set These reading beauties depict murals designed by Robert Reid that decorate the North Hall of the Thomas Jefferson Building. Each symbolizes Wisdom, Knowledge, or Philosophy. The actual murals are accompanied with inscriptions from Milton, Tennyson, Shakespeare, and Proverbs. Absorbent sandstone. Made in USA. Set of 4. 4"dia. 21505467 $20.00 Library of Congress Journals Featuring Carol Highsmith’s images of two of the most iconic symbols in our Thomas Jefferson Building, these journals have lined pages, perfect for recording daily musings. Made in USA. 96 pages. 6"w. x 8"l. 21408465 Minerva 21408438 Interior Dome Each $20.00 2018 Library of Congress Desk Calendar Turn to a new page of the Library every month. Features prints of architectural elements of the Library’s buildings by American photographer Carol Highsmith. Easel back. Made in USA. 6"w. x 6.25"l. 21407040 $12.95 Minerva Statue The goddess of wisdom makes a fine sentry for your home or office. In Roman mythology she is known as Minerva, while Greek mythology calls her Athena. Cold cast metal with bronze/pewter finish. 14.5"h. 21303515 Orig. $85.00. Holiday Price $69.99 Congressional Library Print Distinguish your décor with G.W. Peters’ 1897 watercolor over graphite painting of a hallway in the Thomas Jefferson Building. Reproduced on archival paper. Wooden frame. 216040401 10"l. x 8"w. $16.00 216040402 14"l. x 11"w. $24.00 216040403 20"l. x 16"w. $45.00 21606010 Framed 16.5"l. x 13.5"w. $169.00 Library of Congress Exclusive Library of Congress Exclusive Library of Congress Exclusive Library of Congress Exclusive Minerva Scarf An adaption of our Minerva mosaic is screened on this silk scarf with “Library of Congress“ subtly printed near the corner. 100% silk. Imported. 40" square. 21304064 $74.00 Library of Congress Exclusive Library of Congress Exclusive Library of Congress Exclusive Library of Congress Exclusive Minerva Pendant Necklace Be inspired by the goddess of wisdom with this elegant faceted glass necklace with enameled pendant featuring Minerva. Made in USA. 18"l. 21505135 Orig. $119.00. Holiday Price $79.99 Library of Congress Exclusive Library of Congress Exclusive Library of Congress Exclusive Library of Congress Exclusive Library of Congress Exclusive Library of Congress Exclusive Library of Congress Exclusive Library of Congress Exclusive Library of Congress Exclusive Library of Congress Ex Goddess of Wisdom An intricate marble mosaic of Minerva, designed by Elihu Vedder in 1897, beckons visitors to the Main Reading Room gallery in the Thomas Jefferson Building. In the mosaic, the Roman goddess of wisdom and world protector holds a scroll listing various departments of learning, science, and art that flourish in a peaceful society. Though her sword and shield are lying on the ground, Minerva stands holding her two-headed spear ready to rescue civilization.