The Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum’s Tapestry Room — Before And After

Images of the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum’s Tapestry Room, spanning from 1926 to 2012:

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The tapestry room in the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum facing north in 1926. (Photo: T.E. Marr and Son)The Tapestry Room in the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, in 2012, facing north (Jesse Costa/WBUR)The tapestry room in the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum facing south in 1926. (Photo: T.E. Marr and Son)The tapestry room in the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum facing south in 2012. (Photo: Jesse Costa/WBUR)A view of the monumental Gothic stone fireplace (1515-1547) circa 2008. Note the temporary stage, chairs, and other modern elements were added to accommodate formal concerts in the early 1970s. Also the painting of "The Archangel Michael" (Pedro García de Benabarre, ca. 1470) which originally displayed over the mantle was removed for restoration.A similar view of the fireplace now with the "The Archangel Michael" restored and reinstalled.
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