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The book wagon ( - Painting by G. A. Rudy)

Painting of book wagon - Gertrude Rudy. Click on the MEDIA ITEMS below for more information


This painting of the bookmobile depicts a visit to a home near Indian Springs, in western Washington County.


G. A. Rudy

Washington County Free Library

The painting, owned by Washington County Free Library, is signed G. A. Rudy, and not dated. Gertrude Rudy was a Hagerstown artist, some of whose paintings were exhibited at the Washington County Museum of Fine Arts. Her husband was the owner of a local pharmacy.

This image was made after the painting was restored by Maria Pukownik, of MP Fine Art and Paper Conservation, Ortanna, PA. It now hangs in the Western Maryland Room of the Hagerstown Library.


Collection Location:
Washington County Free Library

Original Size:
42 x 28 cms

Washington County Free Library; Titcomb, Mary Lemist, 1857-1932; Public libraries; Bookmobiles; Mobile Libraries

Washington County (Md.)

Western Maryland Regional Library
100 South Potomac Street
Hagerstown, Maryland 21740

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