Designer: Gustave Herter , American , 1830-1898 , b. Germany
Woodcarver: Ernst Plassmann , American , 1823-1877
Manufacturer: Bulkley and Herter , American , ca. 1852-1858
Bookcase ,
Location: Gallery 215
White oak, eastern white pine, eastern hemlock, yellow poplar and later stained glass
11 ft. 2 1/2 in. x 9 ft. 10 3/4 in. x 30 1/4 in. (341.63 x 301.625 x 76.835 cm)

Purchase: William Rockhill Nelson Trust through exchange of the gifts of Mr. and Mrs. Frank P. Burnap, Mrs. William H. Chapman, Mr. Earle W. Grant, Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Denman, Mrs. David M. Lighton, Mrs. Inez Grant Parker, Mrs. Helen F. Spencer, Mrs. William D. Wight, Mrs. Mary Russell Perkins from the estate of Katherine Harvey, Mr. and Mrs. Frederick M. Mont, Mrs. E. A. Grosvenor Blair, Mrs. Fred Wolferman, Mrs. Elizabeth Hay Bechtel in honor of Helen Spencer, Mr. George L. Artamonoff and Mrs. Lyell Ritchie, Mr. and Mrs. Edgar L. Berkley, Mrs. Virginia Jones Mullin, and Mrs. James D. McColl; the bequest of Helen F. Spencer; and other Trust properties, 97-35