The Battle Of Lake Borgne

Location:
805 Kidder Breese Street SE,District of Columbia,Washington,20374
Identifier:
2011.0672.0057
Institution:
National Museum of the U.S. Navy
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A Globe To Live On

Date:
1840
Publisher/Studio:
Washington Glob

A drawing that depicts Washington Globe editors Amos Kendall and Francis P. Blair. A small paper tube entitled "Extra" connects Kendall and Blair's torsos. The Globe was the press organ of Andrew Jackson's administration through 1841 and of the Democratic party through 1845.

Description (physical):

H: 10", W: 8 1/8"

Location:
Gaithersburg, Maryland
Identifier:
2010.0001.0003
Institution:
American Heritage Archives

Lithograph Portrait Of Andrew Jackson

Date:
1873
Publisher/Studio:
New York: Johnson, Wilson & Co.

An aging Andrew Jackson stares somberly at the viewer. The caption reads, "Entered according to act of Congress A.D. 1870 by Johnson, Wilson & Co. in the clerk’s office of the district court of the southern district of N.Y. From the original painting by Chappel in the possession of the publishers. Johnson, Wilson & Co. Publishers, New York."

Description (physical):

H: 10 3/4", W: 7 1/2"

Location:
Gaithersburg, Maryland
Identifier:
2010.0001.0010
Institution:
American Heritage Archives

Portrait Of Maj. Gen. Andrew Jackson Of The United States Army

Date:
1815
Creator:
Wheeler

This lithograph depicts a young Andrew Jackson following his victory over the British at the Battle of New Orleans. The battle, which took place two weeks after the official end of the War of 1812 (news that the Treaty of Ghent had been signed had not yet reached Jackson), vaulted the Major General to immense popularity.

Description (physical):

H: 6 5/8", W: 4"

Location:
Gaithersburg, Maryland
Identifier:
2010.0001.0012
Institution:
American Heritage Archives

Andrew Jackson On Horseback

The caption reads, "Behind Andrew Jackson, in a heroic lithograph, men fight the Battle of New Orleans, which made him a national figure.

Description (physical):

H: 10 13/16", W: 8 3/8"

Location:
Gaithersburg, Maryland
Identifier:
2010.0001.0043
Institution:
American Heritage Archives

Mrs. Andrew Jackson

Date:
1881
Publisher/Studio:
Philadelphia: Bradley & Co.

This print from Laura Holloway's Ladies of the White House (1881) shows Rachel Jackson, wife of Andrew Jackson. Rachel died in 1828, shortly before the electoral ball celebrating Jackson's victory over John Quincy Adams. In the campaign for the presidency, supporters of Adams had accused Rachel of being a bigamist. Jackson reportedly blamed her death on these accusations.

Description (physical):

H: 8 7/16", W: 5 7/16"

Location:
Gaithersburg, Maryland
Identifier:
2010.0001.0047
Institution:
American Heritage Archives