Colorized photo from 1885
Original title: Long Room Library at Trinity College Dublin
Location: Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland
This library is known as the long room.
Located in Dublin Ireland, in Trinity college. Its a library that was built in 1712, then updated over the years. Originally it had one floor, but they ran out of space. Later adding a second floor. Its 213 feet long, and by itself it holds over 200,000 books, some of which are many hundreds of years old.
In 1801, they received legal deposit status, which means that every book made in this area, the library gets one free copy. This means this library has A LOT of books. Today this library still exists and houses over 6 million books.
March 7th, 2018
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