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Soldier's Home, Washington.
  • William Henry Jackson, artist
    1843–1942
    born: Keesville, New York, United States ; died: New York, New York, United States
    Detroit Photographic Company, publisher
    active 1897–1924
  • Soldier's Home, Washington., 1898
  • Where object was made: Washington, DC, United States
  • photochrom
  • Object Height/Width: 17.39 x 22.69 cm
    Object Height/Width: 6 7/8 x 8 15/16 in
  • Gift of David J. and Rita Sloan Gottlieb
  • Not on display
  • 2012.0366
Description

Exterior. In the foreground, a dirt path cuts from center to the left through a green lawn. On the right of the image, a white flag pole flies an American flag, and is surrounded by four cannons. At the left of the image is President Lincoln’s Cottage, a Gothic Revival style building. In the center of the image is the Administration Building for the Soldiers’ Home, an Italianate Renaissance Revival style building.