Diorama in the Arts and Industries Building

ID: SIA2011-0183 and Neg. # 32307-5

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

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: February 1936

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7433, Box 3, Folder: Ruel P. Tolman Collection Scrapbook II, 1

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Summary

Exhibited in Arts and Industries Building is a diorama of people showing men dressed in loin cloths working; some are seated on benches. A wagon looking like a Conestoga wagon can also be seen. The image was taken by Ruel P. Tolman, an 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.

Subject

Arts and Industries Building

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7433, Box 3, Folder: Ruel P. Tolman Collection Scrapbook II, 1

Contact information

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

Date

February 1936

Restrictions & Rights

No restrictions

Topic

  • Exhibitions
  • Wagons
  • Dioramas

Form/Genre

  • Photographic print
  • Exhibit

ID Number

SIA2011-0183 and Neg. # 32307-5

Physical description

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

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