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The main staircase at the Central Library of the Boston Public Library at Copley Square. The stairway itself is made of Siena marble. Shown here is one of the two lions couchant by the sculptor Louis Saint-Gaudens (brother of Augustus Saint-Gaudens). The lions were dedicated to regiments that fought in the American Civil War. On the base of the lion sculpture there is an inscription the names of battles or campaigns in the war.

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