SIA Acc. 04-088, Sivard, Robert, Robert Sivard Mall Trolley Print, 1977

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Summary

Robert Sivard's lithograph is of a 19th-century trolley, the Belt Line, which ran from the Capitol to the City Wharves at 7th Street, S.W. in Washington, DC. The original painting was part of his Washington, DC, series, featured in the December 1976 issue of the Smithsonian Magazine. Riding on the trolley are contemporaries of Smithsonian Secretary Spencer F. Baird. From left to right: Gallaudet College co-founder Edward Miner Gallaudet, Secretary of the Interior Carl Shurz, and Secretary of War Robert Todd Lincoln. This accession consists of a signed and numbered print that was used as the image for the 2003 Smithsonian holiday greeting card.

Subject

  • Baird, Spencer Fullerton 1823-1887
  • Gallaudet, Edward Miner 1837-1917
  • Lincoln, Robert Todd
  • Shurz, Carl

Organization

Unarranged

Repository Loc.

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Capital Gallery, Suite 3000, MRC 507; 600 Maryland Avenue, SW; Washington, DC 20024-2520

Date

1977

Topic

Lithographers

Place

Mall, The (Washington, D.C.)

Form/Genre

  • Art objects
  • Collection descriptions

Local number

SIA Acc. 04-088

Physical description

1 oversize folder

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