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Benjamin Harrison's Inaugural Ball

Benjamin Harrison's Inaugural Ball

Date of Work
1889
Credit
Library of Congress

Benjamin Harrison's Inaugural Ball

This engraving depicts guests dancing at President Benjamin Harrison's 1889 inaugural ball, which was held in the Pension Building, now the National Building Museum in Washington, D.C. The balconies are decorated with flags and the columns are wrapped in garlands and decorated with shields bearing the American flag.

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