Paintings of the 19th Century White House, Part 2

The White House Historical Association commissioned artist Peter Waddell to make 14 paintings of the White House as it appeared throughout… read more

The White House Historical Association commissioned artist Peter Waddell to make 14 paintings of the White House as it appeared throughout the 19th century. The thoroughly researched and highly detailed paintings took six years to create. The paintings depict the President’s House from construction in 1792 to Theodore Roosevelt’s major renovation in 1902 and include changes to the out buildings and grounds as well as the interior rooms.

Mr. Waddell gave a tour of the paintings on exhibit at the White House Visitor Center through November 28, 2011. The exhibit, “An Artist Visits the White House Past: The Paintings of Peter Waddell,” was organized by the White House Historical Association and the Office of the Curator of the White House in cooperation with the National Park Service. He focused on paintings of President James Buchanan welcoming a delegation from Japan, President Lincoln’s office, the presidential stables, several rooms decorated by Louis Comfort Tiffany, a greenhouse, and Lafayette Square as the West Wing was being constructed in this second half of a two-part program.  close

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Paintings of the 19th Century White House, Part 2

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Program ID:
298910-2
Category:
Vignette
Format:
Interview
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Apr 30, 2011
Last Aired:
Dec 28, 2011

Airing Details

  • Apr 30, 2011 | 1:26pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 30, 2011 | 4:48pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 30, 2011 | 9:57pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 01, 2011 | 1:56am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 01, 2011 | 3:48am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 01, 2011 | 6:23am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 01, 2011 | 8:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 01, 2011 | 2:56pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 01, 2011 | 7:02pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 01, 2011 | 10:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 02, 2011 | 2:23am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 07, 2011 | 3:02pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 08, 2011 | 2:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jul 04, 2011 | 3:28pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jul 04, 2011 | 11:29pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jul 05, 2011 | 7:30am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Dec 27, 2011 | 9:31pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Dec 28, 2011 | 1:33am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Dec 28, 2011 | 5:36am EST | C-SPAN 3

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