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Comfort in My Retirement; White House History (Number 33) - Photo 5

Comfort in My Retirement; White House History (Number 33) - Photo 5

Photographer
Bruce White
Credit
Bruce White for The White House Historical Association/James K. Polk Ancestral Home Collection

Comfort in My Retirement; White House History (Number 33) - Photo 5

This center table featuring the Presidential Seal in Scagliola (an imitation marble inlay) was presented to President Polk by the consul of Tunisia in 1849. The French style side chair was purchased in New York in 1848 by the Polks for their home.

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