About This Artwork

Robert Frank
American, born Switzerland 1924

Trolley, New Orleans, 1955

Gelatin silver print, from "The Americans" (1955/56)
21.9 x 33.2 cm (image/paper); 45.9 x 40.6 cm (mount)
Unmarked recto; verso unchecked

Photography Gallery Fund, 1961.943

Exhibition, Publication and Ownership Histories

Exhibition History

Chicago, Art Institute of Chicago, "Bystander: A History of Street Photography," December 10, 1994-April 16, 1995; traveled to the San Jose Museum of Art, January 16-April 4, 1999. (Colin Westerbeck)

Chicago, Art Institute of Chicago, "What Am I Looking At: Robert Frank Photographs," November 2, 2002-February 2, 2003. (Elizabeth Siegel)

Chicago, Art Institute of Chicago, "Hot Streaks," February 21 - May 2, 2004, (David Travis) (Galleries 2-4).

Chicago, Art Institute of Chicago, "Far from Home: Photography, Travel, and Inspiration," January 20 - May 6, 2007, (Elizabeth Siegel and Newell G. Smith) (Gallery 1).

Chicago, Art Institute of Chicago, "Of National Interest: Photographs from the Collection," September 13, 2008–January 11, 2009. (Katherine A. Bussard and Gregory Harris)




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