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  • East Room Decorated for Dinner Honoring Prince Henry of Prussia
    Unknown
    East Room
    This image depicts the East Room of the White House decorated for a dinner honoring Prince Henry of Prussia on February 24, 1902 during the administration of President Theodore Roosevelt. Decorations included smilax festoons, white and pink azaleas, ferns, and palms. Red, white, and blue lights decorated the room, and the East Room’s chandeliers were draped in vines for a dinner referred to as “the crowning event” of Prince Henry’s 1902 visit to Washington, D.C.
  • Stars and Stripes Deck the East Room
    Strohmeyer & Wyman
    East Room
    This circa 1900 photograph features the East Room decorated with American flags for the 1900 Army and Navy Reception.
  • East Room in the President's Mansion
    E. Sachse & Co.
    East Room
    This circa 1861 color lithograph depicts the East Room of the White House. Except for the painted ceiling and marble mantelpiece added by President Franklin Pierce in 1854, the room is much as it was when Andrew Jackson decorated it in 1829.
  • Office Seekers in Washington - Scene Outside the Room in the White House Where the President Holds His Cabinet Meetings
    Unknown
    East Sitting Hall
    This hand-colored wood engraving was published on April 6, 1861 during the early days of the Abraham Lincoln administration. The caption below the engraving describes a scene of office-seeking men gathered outside of the Cabinet Room waiting for a word with President Lincoln. This room, located on the Second Floor of the Executive Mansion, is referred to today as the Lincoln Bedroom - not because President Lincoln slept there, but because he used the room as an office and for cabinet meetings. The arched window and doorway of the East Sitting Hall, just outside of the Lincoln Bedroom, is depicted on the left.
  • East Room
    Unknown
    East Room
    This stereograph image depicts the East Room of the White House as it appeared circa 1881. The ornate Victorian chandeliers were replaced during the 1902 Roosevelt renovation.
  • Banquet Given by the President to the Japanese Ambassadors at the White House, May 24th 1860
    Unknown
    State Dining Room
    This hand-colored wood engraving by an unknown artist was made around 1860 and depicts the banquet hosted by President James Buchanan for Japanese envoys during their visit to Washington, D.C. and their first trip to the United States. The banquet was held on May 24, 1860 and this engraving from Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper shows the delegation having dinner in the State Dining Room in the Executive Mansion. President Buchanan is seated at the center of the table.
  • White House Building Dates
    Unknown
    Entrance Hall
    This undated color photograph is of a stone engraving on the floor of the Entrance Hall of the White House. The years represent major dates in the construction and renovation of the White House.
  • Grand Reception Room of the White House, Washington D.C.
    Gleason's Pictorial Drawing-Room Companion
    East Room
    This wood engraving of the East Room was published in the May 6, 1865 edition of Gleason's Pictorial Drawing-Room Companion, a popular illustrated periodical published in Boston, Massachusetts. It depicts the East Room of the White House shortly after the assassination of President Abraham Lincoln.
  • Troops Quartered in the East Room during the Civil War
    Benson John Lossing
    East Room
    This wood engraving depicts Federal soldiers temporarily quartered in the East Room at the beginning of the Civil War.
  • Last World War II Situation Map
    Unknown
    Map
    This map was created in 1945 during the Franklin D. Roosevelt administration. The framed war map of Europe shows the movement of forces predicted for May 1, 1945 and was delivered to President Roosevelt during his respite in Warm Springs, Georgia in April 1945. It is likely the last map Roosevelt examined before his death on April 12th. The map was saved by Ensign George Elsey who worked in the Map Room, a room started by Roosevelt on the Ground Floor of the Executive Mansion to monitor movements and classified information during World War II. Today, the room is a sitting room, but the Map Room was a predecessor for the Situation Room.
  • State Dinner at the White House to the Joint High Commissioners, March 9th 1871
    Unknown
    State Dining Room
    This hand-colored wood engraving of the States Dining Room by an unknown artist was made during the Ulysses S. Grant administration. The wood engraving captures a State Dinner held for the Joint High Commissioners on March 9, 1871. The Commission was made up of delegates from the United Kingdom, Canada, and the United States and eventually led to the signing of the Treaty of Washington in 1871, which settled disputes between the three nations.
  • Green Room, The White House
    Mark Iredell Hampton Jr.
    Green Room
    This watercolor painting of the Green Room by Mark Iredell Hampton Jr. was made in 1983. The Green Room is located on the State Floor of the Executive Mansion. This painting captures the vivid and warm green walls and Christmas wreaths in the south-facing windows. This is one of two Hampton watercolors in the White House Collection.
  • State Dining Room at Christmas
    Thomas William Jones
    State Dining Room
    This watercolor painting of the State Dining Room at Christmas by Thomas William Jones was made in 1987. As the back inscription states, this painting of the west wall and fireplace is a preliminary study. This painting is one of four works by Jones in the White House Collection.
  • Blue Room, The White House
    Thomas William Jones
    Blue Room
    This pencil drawing of the Blue Room by Thomas William Jones was made in 1985. The sketch of the room, featuring the fireplace and east wall, was an initial rendering by the artist. The Blue Room is located on the State Floor of the Executive Mansion and is recognized for its oval shape and grand views of the South Lawn through the South Portico windows. This sketch is one of four works by Jones in the White House Collection.
  • Oval Office, The White House
    Mark Iredell Hampton Jr.
    Oval Office
    This watercolor painting of the Oval Office by Mark Iredell Hampton Jr. was made in 1990. The painting captures the Oval Office at Christmas during the George H. W. Bush administration. President Bush is the only president to have used the Chesapeake and Ohio Railway desk, seen in this painting. This is one of two Hampton watercolors in the White House Collection.
  • Blue Room, The White House
    Thomas William Jones
    Blue Room
    This pencil drawing of the Blue Room by Thomas William Jones was made in 1985. As the top inscription states, this sketch of the fireplace and east wall of the Blue Room at Christmas was an initial rendering by the artist. The Blue Room is located on the State Floor of the Executive Mansion and is recognized for its oval shape and grand views of the South Lawn through the South Portico windows. This sketch is one of four works by Jones in the White House Collection.
  • Blue Room, Ulysses S. Grant Administration
    J. F. Jarvis
    Blue Room
    This stereograph of the Blue Room was taken in 1870 during the Ulysses S. Grant administration by publisher J. F. Jarvis. Andrew Johnson's daughter, Martha Johnson Patterson, decorated the room during his administration (1865-1869) with geometrical patterns to contrast with the oval shape of the room. The Blue Room is located on the State Floor of the Executive Mansion and is famous for its oval shape, central location, and views of the Washington Monument and Jefferson Memorial through the South Portico windows. This photograph was shot looking northeast.
  • Stonemason's Marks
    Erik Kvalsvik
    Kitchen
    This color photograph by Erik Kvalsvik depicts the banker marks of the stonemasons who constructed the original White House. These markers served as personal identifiers of particular stonework. These marks are still visible in sandstone above the great fireplace of the old kitchen on the Ground Floor of the White House.
  • Main Corridor, The White House
    Edward Howard Suydam
    Cross Hall
    This pencil drawing of the Cross Hall by Edward Howard Suydam was made around 1929. The drawing is a detailed sketch of the main hall that runs the length of the State Floor in the Executive Mansion, connecting the East Room, three state parlors, and the State Dining Room. Suydam drew the hall facing west towards the closed, double doors leading to the State Dining Room.
  • Red Room at the White House
    James Steinmeyer
    Red Room
    This painting of the Red Room by James Steinmeyer was made in 1982. The gouache on paper painting captures the west wall of the room and the south windows that overlook the South Lawn in fine detail.
  • State Dinner at the White House, Grover Cleveland Administration
    Thure de Thulstrup
    State Dining Room
    This hand-colored wood engraving by Thure De Thulstrup, a Swedish American illustrator renowned for his military depictions, was made in 1889 during the Grover Cleveland administration. The engraving depicts a State Dinner hosted by President Cleveland in honor of Chinese diplomat and politician Zhang Yinhuan in the old dining room before it was renovated by Theodore Roosevelt in 1902.
  • Corner of East Room Drawing
    Joseph Pennell
    East Room
    This ink on paper on board depiction of the East Room, titled Corner of East Room, was completed by Joseph Pennell in 1881.
  • East Room with Visiting Tourists, Second Grover Cleveland Administration
    Frances Benjamin Johnston
    East Room
    This circa 1890s black and white photograph by Frances Benjamin Johnston depicts visiting tourists in the East Room of the White House during the second administration of President Grover Cleveland. New Grecian decorations had been added by President Ulysses S. Grant in 1873. In the 19th-century the East Room became one of the most famous rooms in the United States and was a premier destination for visitors to the capital.
  • The White House, State Dining Room, 1998
    Ray Ellis
    State Dining Room
    This watercolor on paper by Ray Ellis is titled The White House, The State Dining Room, 1998. It depicts the State Dining Room during the administration of President Bill Clinton set with china and decorated for Christmas.
  • Entry Hall, The White House
    Thomas William Jones
    Entrance Hall
    This watercolor painting of the Entrance Hall at Christmas by Thomas William Jones was made in 1987. As the bottom inscription states, this painting is a preliminary study of the Entrance Hall. This painting is one of four works by Jones in the White House Collection.