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The marble lions, Patience and Fortitude, flanking the entrance to The New York Public Library's Stephen A. Schwarzman Building are familiar and beloved.
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The monumental marble lions which flank the Main Library's steps in mid-Manhattan were put in place in and have since acquired the nicknames of "Patience" and "Fortitude. These reduced models were created under the supervision of the New York Public Library. Own a Piece of History Give a Piece of History tm - Established All purchases subject to the notices, policies, terms and conditions listed in " About Us ". Item descriptions are entirely informational without any claim to origin or manufacture. None of our products are Indian made or an Indian product under U. Items are for decorative use only.
They have been the inspiration for books, photos, sketches and even an Avante Garde puppet show. No matter what their age, tourists notice, take in a good look and then break into a big smile. These fearsome looking yet lovable statues invite you to head up the stairs to see all of the cultural treats inside. The third-floor reading room is a favorite haunt for students, writers, and researchers. Across the street, there is a huge lending library, as well as branches all over the city. Some people visit the main branch just for the feel of it. Even if you are just browsing a volume from the surrounding shelves.