The White House, 1846

Title

The White House, 1846

Description

This image represents the earliest known photograph of the White House. It was taken by entrepreneurial photographer and gallerist John Plumbe in 1846, during the administration of James K. Polk

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Creator

John Plumbe

Date

1846

Source

Wikimedia

Rights

The White House

Publisher

The White House

Contributor

John Plumbe

Format

Medium: Photograph 

Language

English

Type

Public Architecture

Identifier

Architecture

Coverage

Washington D.C.

Files

627px-White_House_1846.jpg

Reference

John Plumbe, The White House, 1846, The White House, 1846

Cite As

John Plumbe, “The White House, 1846,” Virtual Museum of Public Service, accessed August 8, 2022, https://vmps.omeka.net/items/show/14.