Time travel

nls-reading-room

Reading room

This photo shows the public reading room used by the National Library of Scotland before the completion of their purpose-built George IV Bridge building. It probably dates from the early 1950s since the NLS building opened in 1956.

I love this picture. The readers all look oddly familiar to me. Doppelgängers of people I see around me every day…except the man on the far right of the pic. The older man staring straight into the camera. He is clearly a time traveller from the future – notice the laptop on the desk in front of him and the way his feet don’t quite touch the floor…

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