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Drawing for a chair for the President's house.
Subject:Latrobe, Benjamin Henry, 1764-1820, Works on paper, Drawing, Decorative Arts, Furniture, Seating, White House (Washington, D.C.)
Creator:Latrobe, Benjamin Henry, 1764-1820
Description:Drawing of a chair for the President's house. Watercolor, pen, and ink on paper by Benjamin Henry Latrobe.
Date of Original:1809
Collection:Works on paper, Museum Department
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