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Theodore Roosevelt and his Cabinet

Theodore Roosevelt and his Cabinet
Alternate Title
Roosevelt and his Cabinet
Artist
Harris & Ewing Studio, active 1905 - 1977
Sitter
Ethan Allen Hitchcock, 19 Sep 1835 - 9 Apr 1909
George Bruce Cortelyou, 26 Jul 1862 - 23 Oct 1940
William Howard Taft, 15 Sep 1857 - 8 Mar 1930
Elihu Root, 15 Feb 1845 - 7 Feb 1937
Theodore Roosevelt, 27 Oct 1858 - 6 Jan 1919
Leslie Mortimer Shaw, 02 Nov 1848 - 28 Mar 1932
William Henry Moody, 23 Dec 1853 - 02 Jul 1917
Charles Joseph Bonaparte, 09 Jun 1851 - 28 Jun 1921
James Wilson, 16 Aug 1835 - 26 Aug 1920
Victor Howard Metcalf, 10 Oct 1853 - 20 Feb 1936
Date
1906
Type
Photograph
Medium
Brown-toned gelatin silver print
Dimensions
Image/Sheet: 25.7 x 42.3 cm (10 1/8 x 16 5/8")
Mount: 29.2 x 45.6 cm (11 1/2 x 17 15/16")
Mat: 55.9 x 71.1 cm (22 x 28")
Topic
Interior
Home Furnishings\Furniture\Seating\Chair
Printed Material\Book
Home Furnishings\Furniture\Table
Printed Material\Papers
Nature & Environment\Plant\Flower\Bouquet
Container\Vase
Home Furnishings\Furniture\Bookcase
Costume\Dress Accessory\Tie
Personal Attribute\Facial Hair\Mustache
Costume\Dress Accessory\Eyeglasses\Pince-nez
Personal Attribute\Facial Hair\Beard
Architecture\Door
Home Furnishings\Clock
Container\Inkwell
Autograph
Artist's Effects\Frame
William Henry Moody: Male
William Henry Moody: Politics and Government\Cabinet Member\US Attorney General
William Henry Moody: Military\Navy\Secretary of the Navy
William Henry Moody: Law and Law Enforcement\Judge\Justice\US Supreme Court Justice
Victor Howard Metcalf: Male
Victor Howard Metcalf: Military\Navy\Secretary of the Navy
Ethan Allen Hitchcock: Male
Ethan Allen Hitchcock: Politics and Government\Cabinet Member\Secretary of Interior
George Bruce Cortelyou: Male
George Bruce Cortelyou: Politics and Government\Cabinet Member\Secretary of Treasury
George Bruce Cortelyou: Politics and Government\Government Official\Postmaster\Postmaster General\US Postmaster General
George Bruce Cortelyou: Politics and Government\Government Official\Postmaster\Postmaster General
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\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\Administrator\College\Dean
William Howard Taft: Education\Educator\Professor\Law
James Wilson: Male
James Wilson: Politics and Government\Cabinet Member\Secretary of Agriculture
Leslie Mortimer Shaw: Male
Leslie Mortimer Shaw: Politics and Government\Cabinet Member\Secretary of Treasury
Leslie Mortimer Shaw: Politics and Government\Governor\Iowa
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\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: Humanities and Social Sciences\Historian
Theodore Roosevelt: Society and Social Change\Reformer\Environmentalist
Theodore Roosevelt: Natural Resources\Agriculturist\Rancher
Theodore Roosevelt: Nobel Prize
Charles Joseph Bonaparte: Male
Charles Joseph Bonaparte: Politics and Government\Cabinet Member\US Attorney General
Charles Joseph Bonaparte: Military\Navy\Secretary of the Navy
Portrait
Place
United States\District of Columbia\Washington
Credit Line
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; gift of Aileen Conkey
Restrictions & Rights
CC0
Object number
S/NPG.84.308
Exhibition Label
In this photograph, President Theodore Roosevelt (1858–1919) sits with the members of his executive cabinet. The year 1906, when this photograph was taken, was especially productive for the reform- minded administration. For example, Roosevelt signed the Hepburn Act, which increased federal regulation of such giant monopolies as John D. Rockefeller’s Standard Oil Company and J.P. Morgan’s Northern Securities Company. Previously, these companies and others had been fixing railroad shipping rates to their advantage. Roosevelt also signed the Pure Food and Drug Act, as well as the Meat Inspection Act, to provide basic levels of consumer protections. As president, he initiated many new conservation measures, including the Antiquities Act, which he ultimately used to designate eighteen new national monuments. Finally, Roosevelt was awarded the 1906 Nobel Peace Prize for his successful efforts the previous year to mediate an end to the Russo-Japanese War.
En esta fotografía, el presidente Theodore Roosevelt (1858–1919) se encuentra sentado con los miembros de su gabinete ejecutivo. El año 1906, cuando se tomó esta fotografía, fue un año especialmente productivo para este gobierno reformista. Por ejemplo, Roosevelt firmó la Ley Hepburn, que aumentaba la regulación federal de los grandes monopolios como Standard Oil Company de John D. Rockefeller y Northern Securities Company de J.P. Morgan. Anteriormente, estas compañías y otras habían estado fijando las tarifas del transporte ferroviario en favor propio. Roosevelt también firmó la Ley de Pureza de Alimentos y Medicamentos, así como la Ley de Inspección de Carnes, para proporcionar niveles básicos de protección a los consumidores. Como presidente, puso en marcha varias medidas de conservación nuevas, incluida la Ley de Antigüedades, que en definitiva utilizó para designar dieciocho nuevos monumentos nacionales. Finalmente, Roosevelt recibió el Premio Nobel de la Paz en 1906 por sus satisfactorios esfuerzos el año anterior como mediador para poner fin a la Guerra ruso-japonesa
Data Source
National Portrait Gallery