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Mortals and Immortals

Mortals and Immortals
Artist
Carlo de Fornaro, 1871 - 1949
Sitter
Nelson Wilmarth Aldrich, 6 Nov 1841 - 16 Apr 1915
William Jennings Bryan, 19 Mar 1860 - 26 Jul 1925
James Gordon Bennett, Jr., 10 May 1841 - 14 May 1918
Joseph Gurney Cannon, 7 May 1836 - 12 Nov 1926
Andrew Carnegie, 25 Nov 1835 - 11 Aug 1919
Eugene Victor Debs, 5 Nov 1855 - 20 Oct 1926
Thomas Alva Edison, 11 Feb 1847 - 18 Oct 1931
Samuel Gompers, 27 Jan 1850 - 13 Dec 1924
William Randolph Hearst, 29 Apr 1863 - 14 Aug 1951
James Jerome Hill, 16 Sep 1838 - 29 May 1916
James Weldon Johnson, 17 Jun 1871 - 27 Jun 1938
Newton Booth Tarkington, 29 Jul 1869 - 19 May 1946
Robert Marion La Follette, Sr., 14 Jun 1855 - 18 Jun 1925
Jack London, 12 Jan 1876 - 22 Nov 1916
Robert Edwin Peary, 6 May 1856 - 2 Feb 1920
John Davison Rockefeller, Sr., 8 Jul 1839 - 23 May 1937
Theodore Roosevelt, 27 Oct 1858 - 6 Jan 1919
Elihu Root, 15 Feb 1845 - 7 Feb 1937
William Howard Taft, 15 Sep 1857 - 8 Mar 1930
Woodrow Wilson, 28 Dec 1856 - 3 Feb 1924
Date
1911
Type
Book
Medium
Bound collection of commercial relief prints on paper
Dimensions
Book: 28 x 22.8 x 0.8 cm (11 x 9 x 5/16")
Topic
James Weldon Johnson: Male
James Weldon Johnson: Law and Law Enforcement\Lawyer
James Weldon Johnson: Education and Scholarship\Educator\Lecturer
James Weldon Johnson: Education and Scholarship\Educator\Professor\University
James Weldon Johnson: Literature\Writer\Poet
James Weldon Johnson: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician\Songwriter
James Weldon Johnson: Literature\Writer\Novelist
James Weldon Johnson: Society and Social Change\Reformer\Activist\Civil rights activist\Civil rights leader
James Weldon Johnson: Education and Scholarship\Administrator\School\Principal
James Weldon Johnson: Politics and Government\Diplomat\Consul\US Consul
James Weldon Johnson: Communications\Translator
Jack London: Male
Jack London: Literature\Writer\Novelist
Newton Booth Tarkington: Male
Newton Booth Tarkington: Literature\Writer\Novelist
Newton Booth Tarkington: Literature\Writer\Playwright
Newton Booth Tarkington: Pulitzer Prize
Robert Marion La Follette, Sr.: Male
Robert Marion La Follette, Sr.: Politics and Government\Governor\Wisconsin
Robert Marion La Follette, Sr.: Law and Law Enforcement\Lawyer
Robert Marion La Follette, Sr.: Politics and Government\Presidential Candidate
Robert Marion La Follette, Sr.: Politics and Government\US Senator\Wisconsin
Robert Marion La Follette, Sr.: Politics and Government\US Congressman\Wisconsin
James Gordon Bennett, Jr.: Male
James Gordon Bennett, Jr.: Communications\Publisher\Newspaper
James Gordon Bennett, Jr.: Communications\Journalist\Editor\Newspaper editor
James Gordon Bennett, Jr.: Communications\Journalist\Reporter\Newspaper
James Gordon Bennett, Jr.: Business and Finance\Businessperson\Capitalist
Thomas Alva Edison: Male
Thomas Alva Edison: Science and Technology\Inventor
Thomas Alva Edison: Congressional Gold Medal
Woodrow Wilson: Male
Woodrow Wilson: Law and Law Enforcement\Lawyer
Woodrow Wilson: Literature\Writer
Woodrow Wilson: Education and Scholarship\Educator\Professor\University
Woodrow Wilson: Education and Scholarship\Administrator\University administrator\University president
Woodrow Wilson: Politics and Government\President of US
Woodrow Wilson: Politics and Government\Governor\New Jersey
Woodrow Wilson: Nobel Prize
Robert Edwin Peary: Male
Robert Edwin Peary: Natural Resources\Explorer
Robert Edwin Peary: Natural Resources\Explorer\Arctic
Robert Edwin Peary: Military and Intelligence\Navy\Officer
Robert Edwin Peary: Politics and Government\Government Official\Surveyor
John Davison Rockefeller, Sr.: Male
John Davison Rockefeller, Sr.: Business and Finance\Businessperson
John Davison Rockefeller, Sr.: Society and Social Change\Philanthropist\Patron of the arts
John Davison Rockefeller, Sr.: Business and Finance\Businessperson\Industrialist
John Davison Rockefeller, Sr.: Society and Social Change\Philanthropist
John Davison Rockefeller, Sr.: Business and Finance\Businessperson\Business executive\Oil
Elihu Root: Male
Elihu Root: Politics and Government\US Senator\New York
Elihu Root: Law and Law Enforcement\Lawyer
Elihu Root: Politics and Government\Cabinet Member\Secretary of War
Elihu Root: Politics and Government\Cabinet Member\Secretary of State
Elihu Root: Visual Arts\Visual arts administrator\Art museum administrator\Art museum trustee
Elihu Root: Nobel Prize
Elihu Root: Society and Social Change\Administrator\Think tank administrator
William Howard Taft: Male
William Howard Taft: Law and Law Enforcement\Lawyer
William Howard Taft: Politics and Government\Cabinet Member\Secretary of War
William Howard Taft: Politics and Government\Government Official
William Howard Taft: Education and Scholarship\Educator\Professor\University
William Howard Taft: Politics and Government\President of US
William Howard Taft: Law and Law Enforcement\Judge\Justice\US Supreme Court Justice\Chief Justice of US
William Howard Taft: Education and Scholarship\Administrator\College\Dean
William Howard Taft: Education and Scholarship\Educator\Professor\Law
Andrew Carnegie: Male
Andrew Carnegie: Business and Finance\Businessperson\Industrialist
Andrew Carnegie: Society and Social Change\Philanthropist
Andrew Carnegie: Business and Finance\Businessperson\Industrialist\Manufacturer\Steel
Andrew Carnegie: Literature\Writer\Essayist
Andrew Carnegie: Communications\Publicist
Andrew Carnegie: Education and Scholarship\Founder\Library
Joseph Gurney Cannon: Male
Joseph Gurney Cannon: Law and Law Enforcement\Lawyer
Joseph Gurney Cannon: Politics and Government\US Congressman\Speaker of the House
Joseph Gurney Cannon: Politics and Government\US Congressman\Illinois
William Jennings Bryan: Male
William Jennings Bryan: Law and Law Enforcement\Lawyer
William Jennings Bryan: Politics and Government\Presidential Candidate
William Jennings Bryan: Communications\Journalist\Editor\Newspaper editor
William Jennings Bryan: Politics and Government\Cabinet Member\Secretary of State
William Jennings Bryan: Politics and Government\US Congressman\Nebraska
James Jerome Hill: Male
James Jerome Hill: Business and Finance\Businessperson\Financier
James Jerome Hill: Business and Finance\Businessperson\Industrialist\Railroad
James Jerome Hill: Business and Finance\Businessperson\Shipping
Eugene Victor Debs: Male
Eugene Victor Debs: Politics and Government\Presidential Candidate
Eugene Victor Debs: Society and Social Change\Reformer\Labor leader
Eugene Victor Debs: Society and Social Change\Reformer\Activist\Political activist
Eugene Victor Debs: Politics and Government\State Legislator\Indiana
Eugene Victor Debs: Politics and Government\Civil Servant\Firefighter
Nelson Wilmarth Aldrich: Male
Nelson Wilmarth Aldrich: Politics and Government\Statesman
Nelson Wilmarth Aldrich: Business and Finance\Businessperson\Banker
Nelson Wilmarth Aldrich: Business and Finance\Businessperson\Business executive\Railroad
Nelson Wilmarth Aldrich: Politics and Government\US Senator\Rhode Island
Nelson Wilmarth Aldrich: Politics and Government\State Legislator\Rhode Island
Nelson Wilmarth Aldrich: Business and Finance\Businessperson\Merchant\Grocer
Nelson Wilmarth Aldrich: Politics and Government\US Congressman\Rhode Island
Theodore Roosevelt: Male
Theodore Roosevelt: Politics and Government\State Legislator\New York
Theodore Roosevelt: Literature\Writer
Theodore Roosevelt: Politics and Government\Vice-President of US
Theodore Roosevelt: Military and Intelligence\Army\Officer\Colonel
Theodore Roosevelt: Natural Resources\Explorer
Theodore Roosevelt: Politics and Government\Governor\New York
Theodore Roosevelt: Politics and Government\President of US
Theodore Roosevelt: Education and Scholarship\Scholar\Historian
Theodore Roosevelt: Society and Social Change\Reformer\Environmentalist
Theodore Roosevelt: Natural Resources\Agriculturist\Rancher
Theodore Roosevelt: Nobel Prize
Samuel Gompers: Male
Samuel Gompers: Society and Social Change\Reformer\Labor leader
William Randolph Hearst: Male
William Randolph Hearst: Politics and Government\Presidential Candidate
William Randolph Hearst: Communications\Publisher\Magazine
William Randolph Hearst: Communications\Publisher\Newspaper
William Randolph Hearst: Performing Arts\Producer\Motion Pictures
William Randolph Hearst: Visual Arts\Art Collector
William Randolph Hearst: Politics and Government\US Congressman\New York
Portrait
Credit Line
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution
Restrictions & Rights
CC0
Object number
NPG.90.117
Data Source
National Portrait Gallery