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Baron and Baroness Hyde de Neuville and Decatur House - Photo 1

Baron and Baroness Hyde de Neuville and Decatur House - Photo 1

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I.N. Phelps Stokes Collection of American Historical Prints, New York Public Library

Baron and Baroness Hyde de Neuville and Decatur House - Photo 1

This painting of the White House, with the Departments of State, Treasury, War and Navy surrounding it, was drawn by Anne-Marguerite-Henriette Rouillé de Marigny Hyde de Neuville, baronne (more commonly known as Anne-Marguerite Hyde de Neuville)in 1820. She was the wife of the French Minister to the United States and a gifted artist. She and her husband were tenants at Decatur House on Lafayette Square during his time as the ambassador.

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