John Heaton (jheaton) wrote,
John Heaton
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Ten random things: February 15

Ten Presidential portraits:

  1. Eastman Johnson (1824–1906)
    Stephen Grover Cleveland, 1885
    Oil on canvas
    Stephen Grover Cleveland by Johnson
    Albany Institute of History and Art, Albany, New York

  2. Miner Kilbourne Kellogg (1814–1889)
    Martin Van Buren, ca. 1840s
    Oil on canvas
    Martin van Buren by Kellogg
    Cincinnati Art Museum, Cincinnati

  3. S. Jerome Uhl, Sr. (1842–1916)
    James Abram Garfield, 1881
    Oil on canvas
    James Abram Garfield by Uhl
    Ohio Historical Society, Columbus, Ohio

  4. William Dunlap (1766–1839)
    John Adams, 1805
    Oil on wood
    John Adams by Dunlap
    Fenimore Art Museum, Cooperstown, New York

  5. Samuel Woodson Price (1828–1918)
    Millard Fillmore, n.d.
    Oil on canvas
    Millard Fillmore by Price
    The Filson Historical Society, Louisville, Kentucky

  6. Thomas Hicks (1823–1890)
    Abraham Lincoln, 1860
    Oil on canvas
    Abraham Lincoln by Hicks
    Chicago Historical Society, Chicago

  7. Miner Kilbourne Kellogg (1814–1889)
    Andrew Jackson, 1840
    Oil on canvas
    Andrew Jackson by Kellogg
    Cincinnati Art Museum, Cincinnati

  8. Gilbert Stuart (1755–1828)
    George Washington (Athenaeum type), 1812-15
    Oil on wood
    George Washington by Stuart
    Mercer Collection, Washington and Lee University, Lexington, Virginia

  9. Joseph Wood (c. 1778–1830)
    James Madison, 1817
    Oil on wood
    James Madison by Wood
    The Virginia Historical Society, Richmond, Virginia

  10. John Tinney McCutcheon (1870–1949)
    Theodore Roosevelt, ca. 1900-1919
    Ink on cardboard
    Theodore Roosevelt by McCutcheon
    Chicago Historical Society, Chicago

Happy President's Day! Not there is a Federal holiday called Presidents Day; per the Uniform Holidays Act of 1968, the holiday being observed today is Washington's Birthday. Some states observe it as Presidents Day, though.

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