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White House Decorative Arts in the 1850s

White House Decorative Arts in the 1850s

Artist
Janes, Beebe and Co. of New York
Photographer
Bruce White
Date of Work
ca. 1852
Medium
Photograph
Credit
White House Historical Association

White House Decorative Arts in the 1850s

Garden Settee. Attributed to Janes, Beebe & Co., New York, c. 1852, Fillmore administration.

This painted cast iron garden settee attributed to Janes, Beebe and Co. of New York is in the Rococo Revival style. An avid gardener, President Millard Fillmore purchased this and several others for the White House grounds.

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