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Mr. A. H. O. Rolle

Author: Tolman, Ruel P (Ruel Pardee) b. 1878


Type: Photographic print

    Person, candid


Date: 1936


Topic: Exhibit cases



Standard number: SIA2012-1054 and 32477-9


Physical description: Number of Images: 1; Color: Black and white; Size: 2.13w x 2.13h; Type of Image: Person, candid; Medium: Photographic print


Category: Historic Images of the Smithsonian


Notes: The image is included in Tolman's scrapbook of photographs of Smithsonian staff, grounds and buildings, exhibitions, and Washington, D.C. scenes, (Section R)


Summary: Image of Mr. A. H. O. (August Herman Olson) Rolle, seated in a chair in front of wooden exhibit cases in a museum building, probably the Smithsonian "Castle."

Rolle, an American impressionist landscape painter, was a forestry expert working with the Bureau of the Census from 1900-1941. He attended the Corcoran School of Art from 1905-1915 and was a founding member of the Landscape Club of Washington, D.C.


Persistent URL:Link to data base record


Repository:Smithsonian Archives - History Div


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Taken on November 16, 2011