Museum logo

Photo Record

  • Email This Page
  • Send Feedback
Call Number/Catalog Number KC2620.PH.AG.L.F.
Title White House, South Facade (Daguerreotype)
Collection Kiplinger Washington Collection
Creator (Artist/Photographer/Author) Plumbe, John, Jr.
Description South front of the White House.
Copy Photo, Original in Library of Congress. John Plumbe (1809-1857) Was One of the First Daguerreotype Artists To Work in Washington. Born in Wales But Came To Pa. with Family At Age 12. Opened His First Studio in Boston 1841 And Soon Had
Date 1846
Classification Government buildings
Search Terms White House--south front
Quadrant NW
Street Number 1600
Street Name Pennsylvania Avenue
Early date 1846
Object Name Print, Photographic
Medium Photographic Paper
Print size 8.0" x 10.0"