Circular Congregational Church, Charleston, South Carolina

ID: SIA2011-0530 and Neg. # 32337-8

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

Form/Genre: Exterior

Date: c. 1935

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

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View is from the street.of part of the circular portion of the Circular Congregational Church, Charleston, South Carolina. Two cars are parked on the street There is a courtyard between the church and a portion of another building to the right of the church. A man is seated on a bench beside the street.


Circular Congregational Church


Historic Images of the Smithsonian


  • This image was taken by Ruel P. Tolman, former Director of Smithsonian National Collection of Fine Arts, on a trip to Charleston, South Carolina, and is included in a scrapbook of photographs of Smithsonian staff, grounds and buildings, exhibitions, and Washington, D.C. scenes (Section C).
  • See Negative Number SIA2011-0531 for Tolman's photograph of the churchyard of this church. For additional photographs of Tolman's trip on the train to Charleston, S.C., see Negatives SIA2011-0532, SIA2011-0533, SIA2011-0534, SIA2011-0536, SIA2011-0537.

Contained within

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,


c. 1935

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  • Courtyards
  • Architecture
  • Automobiles
  • Church buildings
  • Building


  • Charleston (S.C.)
  • South Carolina


  • Exterior
  • Photographic print

ID Number

SIA2011-0530 and Neg. # 32337-8

Physical description

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

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