"Reb" and "Billy Button" Carrying the President's Children to School
In this wood engraving, ponies "Red" and "Billy Button" are shown taking the children of President Ulysses S. Grant to school. The ponies are pulling a carriage down the North Drive of the White House with the North Portico visible in the background. This image appeared in the April 17, 1869 issue of "Harper's Weekly." The engraving is based on a sketch by Theodore Russell Davis, who also designed the State Service commissioned by President Rutherford B. Hayes. This print was originally published with image 270.