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Virtual LSE Library backgrounds

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There are some great backgrounds out there provided by galleries, museums and similar so we thought we'd put together a page to share some LSE Library views for you to download and use.

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LSE Library backgrounds

A view of LSE Library from outside at night with a focus on the Bluerain artwork on the corner of the building.Bluerain

A view from inside the Library on the lower ground floor looking upwards through the void to the dome at the top of the building. It includes the the two lifts and the spiral staircase which is illuminated with lights.Library stairs and lifts

A view between two book stacks looking outward towards a study desk where a student is seated in the distance.Library books stacks

A view of the Exhibition Gallery looking primarily at the large digital screen where images from the exhibition along with various objects are on display. It also includes the main display case with objects in and a view out of the room's door into LSE Library.The Exhibition Gallery

A view on the 4th floor of the Library outside and looking into The Women's Library Reading Room. A student is seated on the floor.The Women's Library Reading Room

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A colourful overhead map of London created by Charles Booth. The Thames is clearly visible. The various colours represent levels of social class as classified by the original researchers.Charles Booth's Poverty Map of London

A group of people with banners and placards at a protest looking into the camera. One of them is Millicent Garrett Fawcett who is speaking at this protest as indicated by the banner above her head.Millicent Fawcett's Hyde Park address, 1913

A group of women who represent the Women's Social and Political Union leadership mostly seated around a table working together.The Women's Social & Political Union (WSPU) leaders, c. 1906

A Gay Pride procession including a group of people in a automobile and others following with placards and signs. Location appears to be Piccadilly Circus in London. There is a huge Coca-Cola sign in the background.An early Gay Pride in London

Four people in a line looking downwards at baskets in front of them which appear to have flowers in them.Covent Garden Flower Women, Victorian London

Need guidance on how to use these backgrounds?

All of these image files are at 1600x900. 

Right-click/press and hold on an image to open controls allowing you to save them. You can then add them as a background in your favourite video calling tool. 

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