Title: Watercolor on Ivory Portrait of James Buchanan
Description: The only President to never marry, James Buchanan came to the White House after serving in the House of Representatives, the Senate, and as an ambassador to Russia and England. For the White House, President Buchanan hired a British serving staff and built a conservatory to replace the greenhouse.
Date: March 1851
Creator: John Henry Brown
Credit: White House Historical Association (White House Collection)