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View of four terracotta portrait roundels for the window lunettes on the Main Library, Detroit Public Library. Portraits depict Ibsen, Goldsmith, Voltaire and Tennyson. Handwritten on back: “Terracotta.“ 

  • Courtesy of the Burton Historical Collection, Detroit Public Library

Yesterday’s birthday March 20th 1828 : the Norwegian playwright, theatre director and poet Hendrik Ibsen, one of the founders of Modernism in theatre

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