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The President is Dead

The President is Dead
Artist
Henry Atwell Thomas, 1834 - 12 Nov 1904
Copy after
Napoleon Sarony, 9 Mar 1821 - 9 Nov 1896
Sitter
James Abram Garfield, 19 Nov 1831 - 19 Sep 1881
John Adams, 30 Oct 1735 - 4 Jul 1826
Thomas Jefferson, 13 Apr 1743 - 4 Jul 1826
James Madison, 16 Mar 1751 - 28 Jun 1836
James Monroe, 28 Apr 1758 - 4 Jul 1831
George Washington, 22 Feb 1732 - 14 Dec 1799
John Quincy Adams, 11 Jul 1767 - 23 Feb 1848
Andrew Jackson, 15 Mar 1767 - 8 Jun 1845
Martin Van Buren, 5 Dec 1782 - 24 Jul 1862
William Henry Harrison, 9 Feb 1773 - 4 Apr 1841
John Tyler, 29 Mar 1790 - 18 Jan 1862
James Knox Polk, 2 Nov 1795 - 15 Jun 1849
Abraham Lincoln, 12 Feb 1809 - 15 Apr 1865
Zachary Taylor, 24 Nov 1784 - 9 Jul 1850
Millard Fillmore, 7 Jan 1800 - 8 Mar 1874
Franklin Pierce, 23 Nov 1804 - 8 Oct 1869
James Buchanan, 21 Apr 1791 - 1 Jun 1868
Andrew Johnson, 29 Dec 1808 - 31 Jul 1875
Ulysses Simpson Grant, 27 Apr 1822 - 23 Jul 1885
Rutherford Birchard Hayes, 4 Oct 1822 - 17 Jan 1893
Date
1881
Type
Print
Medium
Lithograph on paper
Dimensions
Image: 32.1cm x 23.6cm (12 5/8" x 9 5/16")
Sheet: 35.7cm x 28.1cm (14 1/16" x 11 1/16")
Topic
Symbols & Motifs\Flag\National\United States
Nature & Environment\Animal\Bird\Eagle
Symbols & Motifs\Banner
George Washington: Male
George Washington: Military and Intelligence\Army\Officer\Revolution
George Washington: Politics and Government\Statesman\Colonial Statesman
George Washington: Natural Resources\Agriculturist\Farmer
George Washington: Military and Intelligence\Army\Officer\General
George Washington: Politics and Government\President of US
George Washington: Science and Technology\Engineer\Surveyor
George Washington: Congressional Gold Medal
Andrew Jackson: Male
Andrew Jackson: Law and Law Enforcement\Lawyer
Andrew Jackson: Military and Intelligence\Army\Officer\General
Andrew Jackson: Politics and Government\US Senator\Tennessee
Andrew Jackson: Politics and Government\President of US
Andrew Jackson: Politics and Government\US Congressman\Tennessee
Andrew Jackson: Law and Law Enforcement\Judge\Justice\State Supreme Court Justice\Tennessee
Andrew Jackson: Politics and Government\Governor\Florida
Andrew Jackson: Congressional Gold Medal
James Madison: Male
James Madison: Law and Law Enforcement\Lawyer
James Madison: Politics and Government\State Legislator\Virginia
James Madison: Politics and Government\Congressman\Continental congressman
James Madison: Politics and Government\President of US
James Madison: Politics and Government\Cabinet Member\Secretary of State
James Madison: Literature\Writer\Essayist
James Madison: Politics and Government\US Congressman\Virginia
James Madison: Politics and Government\Statesman\Signer of Constitution
James Abram Garfield: Male
James Abram Garfield: Law and Law Enforcement\Lawyer
James Abram Garfield: Natural Resources\Agriculturist\Farmer
James Abram Garfield: Military and Intelligence\Army\Officer\General
James Abram Garfield: Education\Educator\Teacher
James Abram Garfield: Education\Educator\Professor\College
James Abram Garfield: Politics and Government\President of US
James Abram Garfield: Politics and Government\US Congressman\Ohio
James Abram Garfield: Education\Administrator\College\President
James Abram Garfield: Politics and Government\State Senator\Ohio
James Abram Garfield: Military and Intelligence\Army\Officer\Major General
Franklin Pierce: Male
Franklin Pierce: Law and Law Enforcement\Lawyer
Franklin Pierce: Politics and Government\US Senator\New Hampshire
Franklin Pierce: Politics and Government\President of US
Franklin Pierce: Military and Intelligence\Army\Officer\Brigadier General
Franklin Pierce: Politics and Government\US Congressman\New Hampshire
James Knox Polk: Male
James Knox Polk: Law and Law Enforcement\Lawyer
James Knox Polk: Politics and Government\US Congressman\Speaker of the House
James Knox Polk: Politics and Government\Governor\Tennessee
James Knox Polk: Politics and Government\President of US
James Knox Polk: Politics and Government\US Congressman\Tennessee
James Knox Polk: Politics and Government\State Legislator\Tennessee
Rutherford Birchard Hayes: Male
Rutherford Birchard Hayes: Law and Law Enforcement\Lawyer
Rutherford Birchard Hayes: Politics and Government\President of US
Rutherford Birchard Hayes: Military and Intelligence\Army\Officer\Brigadier General
Rutherford Birchard Hayes: Politics and Government\US Congressman\Ohio
Rutherford Birchard Hayes: Politics and Government\Governor\Ohio
John Adams: Male
John Adams: Literature\Writer
John Adams: Politics and Government\Congressman\Continental congressman
John Adams: Politics and Government\Statesman\Colonial Statesman\Signer of Declaration
John Adams: Politics and Government\Vice-President of US
John Adams: Politics and Government\Diplomat
John Adams: Politics and Government\President of US
John Adams: Politics and Government\State Legislator\Massachusetts
James Buchanan: Male
James Buchanan: Law and Law Enforcement\Lawyer
James Buchanan: Politics and Government\Presidential Candidate
James Buchanan: Politics and Government\US Congressman\Pennsylvania
James Buchanan: Politics and Government\President of US
James Buchanan: Politics and Government\Cabinet Member\Secretary of State
James Buchanan: Politics and Government\Diplomat\Minister
James Buchanan: Politics and Government\State Legislator\Pennsylvania
John Quincy Adams: Male
John Quincy Adams: Politics and Government\US Congressman\Massachusetts
John Quincy Adams: Politics and Government\Diplomat\Ambassador
John Quincy Adams: Politics and Government\President of US
John Quincy Adams: Politics and Government\Cabinet Member\Secretary of State
John Quincy Adams: Politics and Government\US Senator\Massachusetts
John Quincy Adams: Politics and Government\Son of US President
Millard Fillmore: Male
Millard Fillmore: Politics and Government\State Legislator\New York
Millard Fillmore: Law and Law Enforcement\Lawyer
Millard Fillmore: Politics and Government\Vice-President of US
Millard Fillmore: Politics and Government\President of US
Millard Fillmore: Education\Administrator\University administrator\Chancellor
Millard Fillmore: Politics and Government\US Congressman\New York
Andrew Johnson: Male
Andrew Johnson: Politics and Government\Vice-President of US
Andrew Johnson: Politics and Government\Governor\Tennessee
Andrew Johnson: Politics and Government\US Senator\Tennessee
Andrew Johnson: Politics and Government\President of US
Andrew Johnson: Politics and Government\State Senator\Tennessee
Andrew Johnson: Politics and Government\Public Official\Mayor
Andrew Johnson: Politics and Government\US Congressman\Tennessee
Andrew Johnson: Politics and Government\State Legislator\Tennessee
Andrew Johnson: Crafts and Trades\Craftsman\Textile worker\Tailor
Martin Van Buren: Male
Martin Van Buren: Politics and Government\US Senator\New York
Martin Van Buren: Law and Law Enforcement\Lawyer
Martin Van Buren: Politics and Government\Vice-President of US
Martin Van Buren: Politics and Government\Governor\New York
Martin Van Buren: Politics and Government\President of US
Martin Van Buren: Politics and Government\Cabinet Member\Secretary of State
Martin Van Buren: Politics and Government\State Senator\New York
Martin Van Buren: Politics and Government\State Attorney General\New York
William Henry Harrison: Male
William Henry Harrison: Politics and Government\Diplomat
William Henry Harrison: Military and Intelligence\Army\Officer\General
William Henry Harrison: Politics and Government\President of US
William Henry Harrison: Politics and Government\US Congressman\Ohio
William Henry Harrison: Politics and Government\US Senator\Ohio
William Henry Harrison: Politics and Government\Governor\Indiana
William Henry Harrison: Congressional Gold Medal
James Monroe: Male
James Monroe: Law and Law Enforcement\Lawyer
James Monroe: Politics and Government\State Legislator\Virginia
James Monroe: Military and Intelligence\Army\Officer\Revolution
James Monroe: Politics and Government\Congressman\Continental congressman
James Monroe: Politics and Government\Cabinet Member\Secretary of War
James Monroe: Military and Intelligence\Army\Officer\Captain
James Monroe: Politics and Government\President of US
James Monroe: Education\Administrator\University administrator\University trustee
James Monroe: Politics and Government\Cabinet Member\Secretary of State
James Monroe: Politics and Government\Diplomat\Minister
James Monroe: Politics and Government\Governor\Virginia
John Tyler: Male
John Tyler: Law and Law Enforcement\Lawyer
John Tyler: Politics and Government\Vice-President of US
John Tyler: Politics and Government\President of US
John Tyler: Education\Administrator\University administrator\Chancellor
John Tyler: Politics and Government\US Senator\Virginia
John Tyler: Politics and Government\State Legislator\West Virginia
John Tyler: Politics and Government\US Congressman\Virginia
John Tyler: Politics and Government\Governor\Virginia
Zachary Taylor: Male
Zachary Taylor: Politics and Government\President of US
Zachary Taylor: Military and Intelligence\Army\Officer\War of 1812
Zachary Taylor: Military and Intelligence\Army\Officer\Mexican War
Zachary Taylor: Congressional Gold Medal
Thomas Jefferson: Male
Thomas Jefferson: Law and Law Enforcement\Lawyer
Thomas Jefferson: Politics and Government\Congressman\Continental congressman
Thomas Jefferson: Politics and Government\Statesman\Colonial Statesman\Signer of Declaration
Thomas Jefferson: Politics and Government\Vice-President of US
Thomas Jefferson: Natural Resources\Agriculturist\Farmer
Thomas Jefferson: Visual Arts\Architect
Thomas Jefferson: Politics and Government\President of US
Thomas Jefferson: Politics and Government\Cabinet Member\Secretary of State
Thomas Jefferson: Politics and Government\Diplomat\Minister
Thomas Jefferson: Science and Technology\Inventor
Thomas Jefferson: Politics and Government\US Congressman\Virginia
Thomas Jefferson: Politics and Government\Governor\Virginia
Thomas Jefferson: Education\Founder\University
Abraham Lincoln: Male
Abraham Lincoln: Law and Law Enforcement\Lawyer
Abraham Lincoln: Military and Intelligence\Soldier
Abraham Lincoln: Politics and Government\President of US
Abraham Lincoln: Society and Social Change\Reformer\Environmentalist
Abraham Lincoln: Business and Finance\Businessperson\Merchant
Abraham Lincoln: Politics and Government\US Congressman\Illinois
Abraham Lincoln: Politics and Government\Government Official\Surveyor
Abraham Lincoln: Politics and Government\State Senator\Illinois
Abraham Lincoln: Politics and Government\Government Official\Postmaster
Abraham Lincoln: Crafts and Trades\Boat builder
Ulysses Simpson Grant: Male
Ulysses Simpson Grant: Natural Resources\Agriculturist\Farmer
Ulysses Simpson Grant: Politics and Government\Cabinet Member\Secretary of War
Ulysses Simpson Grant: Military and Intelligence\Army\Officer\Civil War
Ulysses Simpson Grant: Military and Intelligence\Army\Officer\General
Ulysses Simpson Grant: Politics and Government\President of US
Ulysses Simpson Grant: Congressional Gold Medal
Portrait
Credit Line
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; gift of John O'Brien
Restrictions & Rights
CC0
Object number
NPG.91.115
Data Source
National Portrait Gallery