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Painting of Frances Folsom in the Blue Room

Painting of Frances Folsom in the Blue Room

Artist
Peter Waddell
Credit
White House Historical Association

Painting of Frances Folsom in the Blue Room

"Something Blue. Captured by Color, 1886." The beautiful Frances Folsom was only twenty-one years old when she married President Grover Cleveland, who was forty-nine, and the only president to marry in the White House. The ceremony took place in the Louis Comfort Tiffany-designed Blue Room looking out to the South Lawn. The rococo-revival blue furniture, purchased by Harriet Lane, President James Buchanan's niece, is still in the White House collection.

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