A view of the John Hay Library I’d not seen before. The lettering and placing of the wording both mark the card as one of the series Lovecraft often sent to correspondents. But I don’t recall seeing this view. Anyway, a nice scan from eBay. This is where the main collection of Lovecraft’s papers and letters are now kept, and these provide the Library with the majority of its online visitors.

The entrance to Lovecraft’s short ‘lane to No. 66’ can just be glimpsed on the far left at the end of the wall. The gates are those of Brown University, at the top of College Street.