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Aerial Views of the White House - Early 20th Century

Aerial Views of the White House - Early 20th Century

Date of Work
Top: 1927
Credit
Library of Congress

Aerial Views of the White House - Early 20th Century

This pair of photographs are two aerial views of the White House. The top view is from 1927 and shows First Lady Ellen Axson Wilson's gardens: to the left of the South Portico is the West Garden designed by landscape architect George Burnap, to the right is the East Garden designed by Beatrix Farrand. Today the West Garden is known as the Rose Garden and the East Garden, though sometimes still referred to by that name, is known as the Jacqueline Kennedy Garden. The bottom image is from an unknown date.

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