On the Train to Charleston, South Carolina

ID: SIA2011-0741

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

Form/Genre: Exterior

Date: c. 1930

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7433, Box 3, Folder: Scrapbook A-N

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While on the train to Charleston, South Carolina, image is of a house with a porch, and some smaller buildings behind.


Historic Images of the Smithsonian


  • This image was taken by Ruel P. Tolman, former Director of Smithsonian National Collection of Fine Arts and is included in a scrapbook of photographs of Smithsonian staff, grounds and buildings, exhibitions, and Washington, D.C. scenes (Section C).
  • See Negative Numbers SIA2011-0739, SIA2011-0740, SIA2011-0741, SIA2011-0742, SIA2011-0743, SIA2011-0744, SIA2011-0745, and SIA2011-0540 for other photographs that Tolman took of the countryside while on the train to Charleston, South Carolina.

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Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7433, Box 3, Folder: Scrapbook A-N

Contact information

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


c. 1930

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  • Trees
  • Trains
  • Landscapes
  • Houses
  • Architecture
  • Landscape
  • Building


South Carolina


  • Exterior
  • Photographic print

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Physical description

Number of Images: 1; Color: Black and White; Size: 2.25w x 2.5h; Type of Image: Exterior; Medium: Photographic print

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