January 15, 2015 Mystery behind this photograph solved, though the solution was fairly obvious. January 15, 2015/ matthew Yesterday, I wished that I knew the story behind this photograph. Thanks to a kind reader, today I know. It was a librarian, of course. Those fanatical zealots of books, always looking for a way, however crazy it may seem, to get a story into your hands. Honestly, who else could it have been?