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  • Arrival Ceremony for President Pompidou of France
    Joseph J. Scherschel
    military
    State Visit
    South Lawn
    Head of State
    This photograph by Joseph J. Scherschel shows part of the arrival ceremony for President Georges Pompidou of France on February 24, 1970, whose visit occurred during the Richard M. Nixon administration. The two presidents can be seen on stage on the South Lawn of the White House Grounds. Pompidou's trip to the United States started on February 23, 1970 and ended on March 3, 1970. Prominent in the photograph are members of the military ceremonial guard who are present at arrival ceremonies.
  • Dinner in Honor of the Duke and Duchess of Windsor
    Joseph J. Scherschel
    event
    White House Guests
    State Floor
    Entrance Hall
    entertainment
    music
    In this photograph, guests dance and mingle in the Entrance Hall following a dinner held in honor of the Duke and Duchess of Windsor on April 4, 1970. President Richard M. Nixon and First Lady Pat Nixon hosted the formal dinner in the State Dining Room, that included after-dinner entertainment in the East Room by singer and pianist Bobby Short and singing troupe the Young Saints. In this photograph, Julie Nixon Eisenhower can be seen near the North Door, speaking with her parents' dinner guests.
  • Dinner in Honor of the Duke and Duchess of Windsor
    Joseph J. Scherschel
    event
    White House Guests
    State Floor
    Entrance Hall
    press
    In this photograph, taken by Joseph J. Scherschel of National Geographic on April 4, 1970, members of the press, including Helen Thomas at right, gather around a Steinway piano in the Entrance Hall during a dinner hosted by President Richard M. Nixon and First Lady Pat Nixon in honor of the Duke and Duchess of Windsor. The grand piano was gifted to President Franklin D. Roosevelt at a ceremony on December 10, 1938 on behalf of the Steinway family. The 300,000th Steinway piano, it was built to replace another Steinway which had been given to the White House in 1903. Visible on the wall behind the guests is the official portrait of President Grover Cleveland, who served two non-consecutive terms as president from from 1885-1889, then from 1893-1897. The oil on canvas portrait was painted by Eastman Johnson in 1891.
  • Old Guard Fife and Drum Corps Perform for Queen Elizabeth II
    Joseph H. Bailey
    music
    military
    State Visit
    South Lawn
    South Grounds
    Head of State
    Arrival Ceremony
    This photograph of President George H. W. Bush and Queen Elizabeth II of Great Britain watching the Old Guard Fife and Drum Corps perform on the South Lawn was taken by Joseph H. Bailey on May 14, 1991 during an Arrival Ceremony held in The Queen's honor. On the right side of the reviewing stand are Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh and First Lady Barbara Bush. The Bushes also honored her visit with a State Dinner in the evening. Queen Elizabeth's visit was the start of a 13 day tour of the United States.
  • Old Guard Fife and Drum Corps Perform for Queen Elizabeth II
    Joseph H. Bailey
    music
    military
    State Visit
    South Lawn
    South Grounds
    Head of State
    Arrival Ceremony
    This photograph of President George H. W. Bush and Queen Elizabeth II of Great Britain watching the Old Guard Fife and Drum Corps perform on the South Lawn was taken by Joseph H. Bailey on May 14, 1991 during an Arrival Ceremony held in The Queen's honor. On the right side of the reviewing stand are Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh and First Lady Barbara Bush. The Bushes also honored her visit with a State Dinner in the evening. Queen Elizabeth's visit was the start of a 13 day tour of the United States.
  • Gift Exchange Between President Bush and Queen Elizabeth II
    Joseph H. Bailey
    State Visit
    Head of State
    Rose Garden
    South Grounds
    This photograph was taken at the gift exchange between President George H. W. Bush and Queen Elizabeth II of Great Britain on May 14, 1991 in the Rose Garden of the White House. Queen Elizabeth presented President Bush with a set of silver-plated horseshoes and a leather bound version of "America Is Lost," a copy of the essay written in 1782 by King George III analyzing the causes and the effects of the American Revolution. President and First Lady Barbara Bush gifted Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, a Steuben crystal flower bowl engraved with quotations from William Shakespeare and a framed print of an 1878 newspaper illustration depicting four horses pulling a carriage through Newark. The Bushes also honored The Queen with an Arrival Ceremony earlier in the day and a State Dinner in the evening. The Queen's visit was the start of a 13 day tour of the United States.
  • Planting of the Queen Elizabeth II Little-Leaf Linden Tree
    Joseph H. Bailey
    tree planting
    State Visit
    South Lawn
    South Grounds
    Head of State
    press
    This photograph of press gathered at the little-leaf linden tree planting ceremony was taken by Joseph H. Bailey on May 14, 1991. The tree was planted by Queen Elizabeth II of Great Britain and President George H. W. Bush on the South Lawn of the White House Grounds to replace one that was felled by a storm. The original was planted in 1937 in order to honor the ascension of King George VI, Queen Elizabeth's father, to the throne. Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh and First Lady Barbara Bush were also present at the ceremony. The Bushes honored Queen Elizabeth with an Arrival Ceremony earlier in the day and a State Dinner in the evening. Queen Elizabeth's visit was the start of a 13 day tour of the United States.
  • Gift Exchange Between President Bush and Queen Elizabeth II
    Joseph H. Bailey
    State Visit
    Head of State
    Rose Garden
    South Grounds
    This photograph was taken at the gift exchange between President George H. W. Bush and Queen Elizabeth II of Great Britain on May 14, 1991 in the Rose Garden of the White House. Queen Elizabeth presented President Bush with a set of silver-plated horseshoes and a leather bound version of "America Is Lost," a copy of the essay written in 1782 by King George III analyzing the causes and the effects of the American Revolution. President and First Lady Barbara Bush gifted Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, a Steuben crystal flower bowl engraved with quotations from William Shakespeare and a framed print of an 1878 newspaper illustration depicting four horses pulling a carriage through Newark. The Bushes also honored The Queen with an Arrival Ceremony earlier in the day and a State Dinner in the evening. The Queen's visit was the start of a 13 day tour of the United States.