Interior, Arts and Industries Building

ID: SIA2011-0184 and Neg. # 32307-8

Creator: Tolman, Ruel P (Ruel Pardee) 1878-1954

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: February 1936

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7433 Ruel P. Tolman Collection, Box 3, Folder 1 Scrapbook II, 1934-1942, "A-N"

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Summary

Interior of the Arts and Industries Building looking from the west wing toward the Rotunda, showing a side view of the Statue of Freedom. Benches on the floor of the Rotunda surround the statue. A museum visitor is on the right. Some exhibit cases can be seen in the west wing and in the Rotunda. One of the four balconies in the Rotunda and the balconies in the east wing are visible.

Subject

  • Arts and Industries Building West Hall
  • Arts and Industries Building East Hall
  • United States National Museum East Hall
  • Statue of Freedom (Statue)

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Notes

This image was taken by Ruel P. Tolman, artist, curator and later Director of Smithsonian National Collection of Fine Arts, now the Smithsonian American Art Museum, and is included in a scrapbook of photographs of Smithsonian staff, grounds and buildings, exhibitions, and Washington, D.C., scenes.

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7433 Ruel P. Tolman Collection, Box 3, Folder 1 Scrapbook II, 1934-1942, "A-N"

Contact information

Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, SW, Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu

Date

February 1936

Restrictions & Rights

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Topic

  • Balconies
  • Exhibit cases
  • Exhibitions
  • Museums
  • Statues
  • Rotundas
  • Benches
  • Museum visitors

Form/Genre

  • Photographic print
  • Interior
  • Exhibit

ID Number

SIA2011-0184 and Neg. # 32307-8

Physical description

Number of Images: 1; Color: Sepia; Size: 2.25w x 2.25h; Type of Image: Interior; Exhibit; Medium: Photographic print

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