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Bell, Charles Milton, (1848-1893) Red Room in the White House

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC08878.0196 Author/Creator: Bell, Charles Milton, (1848-1893) Place Written: Washington D.C Type: Photogravure Date: 1861-1877 Pagination: 1 print : b&w ; 17.7 x 25 cm.

Summary of Content: One photogravure entitled "Red Room in the White House" circa 1861-1877. Depicts a view of the elaborately furnished red room. Caption notes "The portrait shown on the wall of this celebrated chamber is easily recognizable as that of President Arthur. The point of view in taking the photographs from the right and it must be looked at from the right to get the best perspective effect." Photgravure after a photograph by Charles Milton Bell.

People: Bell, Charles Milton, 1848-1893
Arthur, Chester Alan, 1829-1886

Historical Era: Civil War and Reconstruction, 1861-1877

Subjects: White HousePresidentPhotographyWashington, D.C.

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