white house historical association : white house art > an audio visual gallery tour
» rollover artwork for audio xtras «
white house art > "independence hall (c. 1858-1863)" by ferdinand reichardt, 1819-1895
Independence Hall in Philadelphia was painted in a London studio by a Danish painter. Richardt had been traveling in the United States in 1858 to paint Niagara Falls. He visited Philadelphia and made sketches of this scene. The streetscape is an all-American view of a place where many great moments of American history have taken place.
audio narrative
art magnifier
 
back
gallery
next
Home         Shop         Ornament         History         Classroom         Press         Publications         About



» desktop-optimized / requires flash plug-in «