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Elias Polk - Photo 4

Elias Polk - Photo 4

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White House Collection/White House Historical Association

Elias Polk - Photo 4

This portrait of Sarah Childress Polk was painted by George Dury in 1883, 34 years after the Polks left the White House. It was given to the Executive Mansion by the Ladies of Tennessee, and modeled after George P.A. Healy's 1846 portrait of Mrs. Polk.

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