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This watercolor by Nicholas King made in c. 1800 shows Blodgett’s and the unfinished President’s House (White House History 35)

This watercolor by Nicholas King made in c. 1800 shows Blodgett’s and the unfinished President’s House (White House History 35)

Artist
Nicholas King
Date of Work
1800
Medium
Watercolor
Credit
Huntington Library

This watercolor by Nicholas King made in c. 1800 shows Blodgett’s and the unfinished President’s House (White House History 35)

Blodgett’s Hotel was a model for the final design of the Treasury Building. This watercolor by Nicholas King made in c. 1800 shows Blodgett’s on the far right and the unfinished President’s House in the distance on the left. All were located atop a high ridge of land with panoramic views of Capitol Hill, the Potomac River, and Virginia.

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