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The Portraits

Staff member working in collections and putting a painting away

The President is Dead

Artist
Henry Atwell Thomas, 1834 - 12 Nov 1904
Copy after
Napoleon Sarony, 9 Mar 1821 - 9 Nov 1896
Sitter
James Abram Garfield, 19 Nov 1831 - 19 Sep 1881
John Adams, 30 Oct 1735 - 4 Jul 1826
Thomas Jefferson, 13 Apr 1743 - 4 Jul 1826
James Madison, 16 Mar 1751 - 28 Jun 1836
James Monroe, 28 Apr 1758 - 4 Jul 1831
George Washington, 22 Feb 1732 - 14 Dec 1799
John Quincy Adams, 11 Jul 1767 - 23 Feb 1848
Andrew Jackson, 15 Mar 1767 - 8 Jun 1845
Martin Van Buren, 5 Dec 1782 - 24 Jul 1862
William Henry Harrison, 9 Feb 1773 - 4 Apr 1841
John Tyler, 29 Mar 1790 - 18 Jan 1862
James Knox Polk, 2 Nov 1795 - 15 Jun 1849
Abraham Lincoln, 12 Feb 1809 - 15 Apr 1865
Zachary Taylor, 24 Nov 1784 - 9 Jul 1850
Millard Fillmore, 7 Jan 1800 - 8 Mar 1874
Franklin Pierce, 23 Nov 1804 - 8 Oct 1869
James Buchanan, 21 Apr 1791 - 1 Jun 1868
Andrew Johnson, 29 Dec 1808 - 31 Jul 1875
Ulysses Simpson Grant, 27 Apr 1822 - 23 Jul 1885
Rutherford Birchard Hayes, 4 Oct 1822 - 17 Jan 1893
Date
1881
Type
Print
Medium
Lithograph on paper
Dimensions
Image: 32.1cm x 23.6cm (12 5/8" x 9 5/16")
Sheet: 35.7cm x 28.1cm (14 1/16" x 11 1/16")
Credit Line
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; gift of John O'Brien
Object number
NPG.91.115
Data Source
National Portrait Gallery
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