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Plan of the White House grounds, Washington D.C.

Plan of the White House grounds, Washington D.C.

Covers area bounded by 17th, H, 15th streets N.W., and the Tiber Creek shoreline. Drawn between 1798 and 1805 as evidenced by the features shown. Shows White House, Treasury, and War buildings with block number... more

[Survey map of the White House grounds, Washington D.C.].

[Survey map of the White House grounds, Washington D.C.].

Partial cadastral map. Relief shown by hachures and spot heights. Features shown existed in 1807 or later. Title devised by cataloger. Black, brown, and red inks, and lead pencil. Watermark: 1794. Available als... more

Map of the White House grounds, Washington D.C.

Map of the White House grounds, Washington D.C.

Covers the area bounded by 17th, H, 15th streets N.W., and the Washington Canal. Shows "Presidents House," "Treasury &c.," "War Office" buildings, and block numbers and dimensions for the ends of blocks facing ... more

[Sketch plan for landscaping the grounds of the President's House, ca. 1802-05].

[Sketch plan for landscaping the grounds of the President's House, ca....

Title from accompanying photocopied pages. Drawn by different hands. Attributed variously to Benjamin Latrobe, Robert Mills, and Thomas Jefferson. Pen-and-ink with lead pencil additions. Soiled, wrinkled, fold-... more

Rough survey map of the White House and grounds, Washington D.C.

Rough survey map of the White House and grounds, Washington D.C.

Shows White House and Treasury buildings and grounds in the condition of 1808 or later. Title devised by cataloger. Note in upper right corner: 8 courses from Treasury to Front in [word unclear] including W. wa... more

Wall n. west of Presidents House : Washington D.C.

Wall n. west of Presidents House : Washington D.C.

Survey map. Below accompanying statistical table: 20 June 1808. Pen-and-ink and lead pencil. Fold-lined, stained by red adhesive, and mounted on cloth backing. Accompanied by statistical table: Graduation of wa... more

Architectural drawing for a frame ("looking glass frame for President's house") for Dolley Madison, 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W., Washington, D.C.

Architectural drawing for a frame ("looking glass frame for President'...

Working drawing showing looking glass frame and mantel in Blue Room as elevation; rendering. UNIT title devised. Client's name from The Architectural drawings of Benjamin Henry Latrobe, 1994. Inscriptions on re... more

President's house, Washington

President's house, Washington

Drawing shows south facade of the White House from the southwest.

North front of the President's house etched by W.I. Stone, Washn

North front of the President's house etched by W.I. Stone, Washn

Print shows an exterior view of the north front of the White House. Title from item. Printed at bottom: Engraved for the National Calendar 1822. Forms part of: Popular graphic art print filing series (Library o... more

North front of the President's house / etched by W.I Stone, Washn.

North front of the President's house / etched by W.I Stone, Washn.

Print shows an exterior view of the north front of the White House.

Our country . . . home industry

Our country . . . home industry

An anti-Jackson broadside issued during the 1824 presidential election campaign. The text strongly criticizes Jackson's anti-tariff platform and condemns him and William Coleman as advocates of British interes... more

Matty's dream

Matty's dream

Clay portrays Martin Van Buren driven from the White House by nightmares of cider barrels and Whig presidential challenger William Henry Harrison. Van Buren flees the presidential mansion in his nightshirt, dro... more

The almighty lever

The almighty lever

E. W. Clay's apocalyptic allegory has public opinion as a giant lever, tilting decisively in favor of the Whigs late in the presidential campaign of 1840. In a symbolic landscape masses of people climb onto the... more

The fox chace

The fox chace

The artist's portrayal of Harrison's rout of Van Buren reflects strong Whig confidence late in the presidential campaign of 1840. Van Buren is shown as a fox, with a bird (an albatross?) labeled "Treasury" aro... more

Notice to quit. March 4th 1841

Notice to quit. March 4th 1841

An optimistic Whig artist (probably Edward Williams Clay) portrays Martin Van Buren's evacuation of the White House on Inauguration Day 1841. A disgruntled Van Buren descends the steps, muttering "Our sufferin... more

The President's house, during Tyler's administration, ca. 1841

The President's house, during Tyler's administration, ca. 1841

This record contains unverified data from PGA shelflist card. Library's copy mounted on linen. Transfer; Map Division.

Footrace, Pennsylvania Avenue. Stakes $25,000

Footrace, Pennsylvania Avenue. Stakes $25,000

The race for a $25,000 prize (the president's salary) is a metaphor for the 1844 campaign. The favored contender here is Henry Clay. The other runners are James K. Polk and John Tyler, while commentaries are of... more

Going to Texas after the election of 1844

Going to Texas after the election of 1844

A comic scene anticipating a Whig victory in the upcoming presidential election. The date is 1845, after an election supposedly decided on the Texas question, the tariff issue, and Democratic identification wi... more

A peep at the future

A peep at the future

A Whig fantasy on the supposed outcome of the 1844 election. Here Henry Clay and Theodore Frelinghuysen occupy the White House. They watch from a window as John Tyler plays a hand organ and leads a group of mi... more

President's house after its destruction by the British

President's house after its destruction by the British

Print shows fire damage to the White House after burning by the British during the war of 1812. Title from item. Inscribed on mount: Watterson's new guide to Washington, 1847-48. Library has two impressions. Ph... more

Fording Salt River

Fording Salt River

An election-year satire favoring Free Soil candidate Martin Van Buren in the 1848 presidential contest. A long-legged John Van Buren carries his father piggyback through Salt River, heading toward the White Ho... more

Whig harmony

Whig harmony

A severe split within the Whig ranks, between partisans of Henry Clay and those of Zachary Taylor, preceded the party's convention in June 1848. Here Horace Greeley, one of Clay's most influential northern supp... more

The liberty chariot

The liberty chariot

A burlesque triumphal procession representing victory for the Democratic platform in the election of 1848. In a chariot drawn by Democrats Lewis Cass and William O. Butler (shown as two horses), Uncle Sam drive... more

The day after the fair

The day after the fair

A pro-Cass satire, predicting the Democratic nominee's victory over Whig Zachary Taylor and Free Soil candidate Martin Van Buren. After the "fair," or election, Lewis Cass appears at the window of the White Ho... more

The place we hear about

The place we hear about

Another grim portrayal of violent goldfield life in California, similar to "Things as They Are" (no. 1849-3) and equally critical of the outgoing Polk administration. Here again mayhem erupts, as prospectors an... more

Plan showing proposed method of laying out the public grounds at Washington /

Plan showing proposed method of laying out the public grounds at Washi...

Covers The Mall between Capitol grounds and 17th St. N.W. Also covers adjacent areas including "Parade or President's Park," White House grounds, future Federal Triangle, and Washington Canal. At foot of title:... more

The poor soldier & his ticket for soup

The poor soldier & his ticket for soup

The presidential aspirations of Whig general Winfield Scott during the 1852 election are again belittled. Scott, in a tattered uniform and supporting himself on a crutch, extends his feathered cap toward the fi... more

The "White House" view in Washington.

The "White House" view in Washington.

Engraving showing a busy street filled with pedestrians and carriages in front of the Willard's City Hotel; the White House positioned on left side of hotel. On verso: Willard's City Hotel. Engraving in LOT 438... more

Plats showing the position of square south of 173 in the city of Washington and the subdivision of a portion there of into building lots

Plats showing the position of square south of 173 in the city of Washi...

Covers White House vicinity, including the area bounded by 18th, H, 14th streets N.W., and the Washington Canal. Partial cadastral map. Includes cadastral inset map of square south of 173 (present site of Panam... more

The presidents of the United States

The presidents of the United States

General information about the Popular and Applied Graphic Art print materials is available at: https://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.pga Title information compiled by Junior Fellows, 2005-2017. Ensign, Bridgman & Fann... more

Plat of proposed carriage road and other improvements south of the President's House : agreeably to plan of A.J. Downing for improvement of said roads & grounds

Plat of proposed carriage road and other improvements south of the Pre...

"3d day of October 1854." Oriented with north to the bottom. Includes notes and computations. LC copy fold-lined and mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster... more

The President's house CHB sc. ; Wade del

The President's house CHB sc. ; Wade del

Facade of the White House. From Gleason's Pictorial Drawing-Room Companion, Vol. 6:153.

Rear of President's stables & grounds

Rear of President's stables & grounds

Photograph shows White House grounds with stableyard and part of stable. Title from item. Blind stamp on mount: Reynolds's Bristolboard. Attributed to Walker based on date, subject matter, and size of print. Pu... more

White House (South front, or rear).

White House (South front, or rear).

Photograph shows White House with attached conservatory. Title from item. Blind stamp on mount: Reynolds's Bristolboard. Attributed to Walker based on date, subject matter, and size of print. Purchase; 1984; (D... more

President's stables (White House in the background).

President's stables (White House in the background).

Photograph shows two men and a horse at stables adjacent to White House. Title from item. Blind stamp on mount: Reynolds's Bristolboard. Attributed to Walker based on date, subject matter, and size of print. Pu... more

Isometrical view of the Presidents House, the surrounding public buildings, and private residences : [Washington D.C.].

Isometrical view of the Presidents House, the surrounding public build...

Bird's-eye view of White House vicinity and Lafayette Park. Shows all buildings, individual trees, fences, sidewalks, etc. Oriented with north toward the upper right. Accompanied by letter from the White House,... more

[White House conservatory]

[White House conservatory]

Photograph shows conservatory attached to the White House. Title devised by Library staff. Blind stamp on mount: Reynolds's Bristolboard. Attributed to Walker based on date, subject matter, and size of print. P... more

White House, S. front

White House, S. front

Photograph shows view to northwest showing west side and south porch. In album: Benjamin Brown French "Photographs," p. 133. Title from item. Reference copy in LOT 12251, v. 2, White House.

A Presidential reception at the White House, Washington

A Presidential reception at the White House, Washington

Illus. in: Harper's weekly, 1858 March 13, p. 168.

Executive Mansion, N.  front

Executive Mansion, N. front

Title from item. In album: Benjamin Brown French "Photographs," p.131. Reference copy in LOT 12251, v. 2, White House. Original in PR 12 LOT 12251.

President's house, Washington

President's house, Washington

Gift; Society of Calif. Pioneers ; 1954 Jan. 19. On mount: Peoples Series. American Views. Title from item.

Presidents Bed Room

Presidents Bed Room

On mount: The President's Mansion, Washington, D.C. Title from item. Forms part of the Marian S. Carson Collection at the Library of Congress.

Executive mansion and grounds

Executive mansion and grounds

On mount: Stereographic Views of Washington City. No. 28. Title from item.

Executive Mansion, Red Room

Executive Mansion, Red Room

No. 36; No. 11. Title from item. Forms part of the Marian S. Carson Collection at the Library of Congress.

The White House

The White House

On mount: Washington, D.C. Title from item.

Washington. Presidents house / lith. by E. Sachse & Co. Baltimore, Md.

Washington. Presidents house / lith. by E. Sachse & Co. Baltimore, Md.

Print shows a view across the lawn of the north portico of the White House, with a horse-drawn carriage on the drive in front. Title from item. Inscribed in ink on verso: EYM. Inscription on verso probably refe... more

Executive Mansion, Red, Blue, and Green Rooms

Executive Mansion, Red, Blue, and Green Rooms

On mount: Stereoscopic Views of Washington, City. No. 37; No. 13. Title from item. Forms part of the Marian S. Carson Collection at the Library of Congress.

The undecided political prize fight

The undecided political prize fight

A pro-Breckinridge satire on the 1860 presidential contest. Republican candidate Abraham Lincoln (right) and Democrat Stephen A. Douglas (left) appear as boxers squaring off in a ring before a small crowd of on... more

Front of the White House, Washington

Front of the White House, Washington

Faint sketches of women strolling, upper left. Title inscribed lower right. Inscribed and partially erased lower right: Outside of White House [....] coaches will send sketches Take [....] as this may be usef... more

[The White House, Washington, D.C.] / photo. by G.D. Wakely ; eng'd by J.C. Buttre N.Y.

[The White House, Washington, D.C.] / photo. by G.D. Wakely ; eng'd by...

Print shows a view of the north portico of the White House from the northeast, Washington, D.C. Title devised by Library staff.

Executive Mansion, East Room interior

Executive Mansion, East Room interior

On mount: Stereoscopic Views of Washington, City. No. 33; No. 7. Title from item. Forms part of the Marian S. Carson Collection at the Library of Congress.

White House review, 61

White House review, 61

Title inscribed below image. Formerly Waud no. B-74. Gift, J.P. Morgan, 1919 (DLC/PP-1919:R1.2.839) Forms part of: Morgan collection of Civil War drawings.

Lincoln's body lying in state in the East room White house

Lincoln's body lying in state in the East room White house

Title inscribed below image. Gift, J.P. Morgan, 1919 (DLC/PP-1919:R1.2.715) Forms part of: Morgan collection of Civil War drawings. Published in: Harper's Weekly, 6 May 1865, p. 280-1 Exhibited: "With Malice To... more

Grand reception of the notabilities of the nation, at the White House 1865

Grand reception of the notabilities of the nation, at the White House ...

Title from the Detroit Publishing Co., catalogue J foreign section. Detroit, Mich. : Detroit Photographic Company, 1905. Print no. "10517". More information about the Photochrom Print Collection is available at... more

The White House at Washington

The White House at Washington

Photograph shows a rear view of the White House, with covered structure on lawn, Washington, D.C. Title from item. Publisher attribution based on provenance. Gottheim collection code: GDC 14 Forms part of the L... more

White-house review

White-house review

Title inscribed lower right. Inscribed above image: Tents of light artillery; Maj. Gen Andrews and staff. Inscribed within image as indicators: White smoke; All grass. Inscribed lower left. Figures larger to be... more

The White House

The White House

Photograph shows a rear view of the White House, with covered structure on lawn, Washington, D.C. Title from item. Publisher attribution based on provenance. Gottheim collection code: GDC 15 Forms part of the L... more

The White House at Washington

The White House at Washington

Photograph shows a rear view of the White House, with covered structure on lawn, Washington, D.C. Title from item. Publisher attribution based on provenance. Gottheim collection code: GDC 15A Forms part of the ... more

President's house

President's house

Part of series: Views of national buildings in the city of Washington, D.C. Title from item. Gift; Louis M. Rabinowitz; 1952.

Blue Room in the President's house / photographed and published by Bell & Bro., 319 Penn. Avenue, Washington, D.C.

Blue Room in the President's house / photographed and published by Bel...

No. 12 1/2. Title from item. Forms part of the Marian S. Carson Collection at the Library of Congress.

Dining Room in President's House
Blue Room in the President's House
President's Dining Room

President's Dining Room

Title from Item.

Red Room in the President's house

Red Room in the President's house

Gift of Detroit Public Library. Title from item.

Bedroom in the President's House
Blue Room in the President's House
President's Library in the White House. Washington. D.C

President's Library in the White House. Washington. D.C

On mount: Descriptive views of American continent. No. 25. Title from item. Forms part of the Marian S. Carson Collection at the Library of Congress.

Blue Room in President's House
East room in the President's House
State Bed-Room in President's House

State Bed-Room in President's House

Title devised by Library Staff.

Green Room in President's House
East room in the President's House
Green Room. President's Mansion, Washington, D.C., U.S.A

Green Room. President's Mansion, Washington, D.C., U.S.A

Gift; Society of Calif. Pioneers ; 1954 Jan. 19. On mount: Sold only by Underwood & Underwood, Liverpool; New York; Chicago; Toronto; Ottawa, Kas; El Paso, Tex. Title from item.

President's mansion

President's mansion

Title from item.

President's mansion

President's mansion

Title from item.

Red Room, President's house

Red Room, President's house

On verso: T. W. Smillie, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C. Title devised by Library staff.

Green Room, White House, Washington, D.C

Green Room, White House, Washington, D.C

Sold only by Canvassers. Title from item.

The Wedding at the White House. The ceremony in the East Room--Rev. Dr. Tiffany declaring Mr. A.C.F. Sartoris and Miss Nellie Grant husband and wife / sketched by our special artist, Mr. Harry Ogden.

The Wedding at the White House. The ceremony in the East Room--Rev. Dr...

Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, 1874 June 6, cover, p. 193.

The White House, Washington, D.C. / photographed by L.E. Walker.

The White House, Washington, D.C. / photographed by L.E. Walker.

The White House with horse-drawn carriages in front. Illus. in: Harper's weekly, v. 21, no. 1055 (1877 March 17), p. 205.

Reservation no. 1 : White House grounds, Washington D.C.

Reservation no. 1 : White House grounds, Washington D.C.

Shows buildings, plantings, and the Ellipse. "Office of the Chief of Engineers, Washington, D.C., September 29, 1844. Approved, AAHumphreys, Brig. Genl.[?] Chri[...?]." "Office Public Buildings & Grounds, Washi... more

Washington D.C. - White House - 1877

Washington D.C. - White House - 1877

Print shows many horse-drawn carriages on the driveway leading to the north portico entrance of the White House, during winter with snow on the trees and bushes. Title from item. Printed on lower left corner: C... more

Presidents Park, Reservation no. 1 : Washington D.C.

Presidents Park, Reservation no. 1 : Washington D.C.

Shows buildings plantings, drives, telephone and electric light cables, water pipes, hydrants, etc. Handwritten in title box of original: 1878? Edge sections of original map not covered by photocopy. At lower r... more

Fearful to contemplate

Fearful to contemplate

No accession number. This catalog record contains preliminary or unverified data from a project done in BRS software, ca. 1985. mm / 860224.

D.B. Hill approaching White House to apply for "girl wanted"

D.B. Hill approaching White House to apply for "girl wanted"

Title devised by cataloger. No accession number. This catalog record contains preliminary or unverified data from a project done in BRS software, ca. 1985. mm / 860224.

The White House / photo. by G.D. Wakely ; eng'd by J.C. Buttre N.Y.

The White House / photo. by G.D. Wakely ; eng'd by J.C. Buttre N.Y.

Print shows a view of the north portico of the White House from the northeast, Washington, D.C. Title from item. Title and statements of responsibility are inscribed in pencil. Stamped in lower right corner: Ma... more

Randall holding coat tails of Morrison who is trying to cut "tariff" tree from route of "Democracy" wagon

Randall holding coat tails of Morrison who is trying to cut "tariff" t...

Title devised by cataloger. No accession number. This catalog record contains preliminary or unverified data from a project done in BRS software, ca. 1985. mm / 860221.