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Days of Destruction: The President's House - Photo 4

Days of Destruction: The President's House - Photo 4

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Courtesy of the Maryland Historical Society

Days of Destruction: The President's House - Photo 4

Mrs. Madison, with Latrobe's design skills, combined republican simplicity with high federal style to create a setting for political discourse in a cordial environment. The architect custom-designed furniture for the Oval Room in the Grecian mode then popular in England.

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