LOOK: First Couples On Their Wedding Days
Just as wedding season is coming to an end, election season is beginning. To kick off election season HuffPost Weddings style, we've pulled together ...
Dolley Madison’s Silk Gown, 1810s
Dolley Madison’s silk satin open robe is hand-embroidered with flowers, butterflies, dragonflies, and phoenixes. It is typical of the style of the late 1810s. Learn more about the "First Ladies at the Smithsonian" by visiting the exhibition online or in person.
Sarah Polk’s Silk Dress, 1840s
Sarah Polk first wore this light-blue brocaded silk dress woven with a design of poinsettias in the late 1840s. It was remade as an evening gown, probably for her niece, in the 1880s. Learn more about the "First Ladies at the Smithsonian" by visiting the exhibition online or in person.
October 5, 1990: Princess Diana had coffee with the President's wife, Barbara Bush, at the White House. President George Bush joined them for 15 minutes of the 35-minute meeting and praised Diana for her work with young AIDS victims. After her visit to the White House, Diana, spent the last hours of her trip to Washington DC at Grandma's House, an inner-city home for children with AIDS. Credit: AP Photo/Bob Daugherty
Ronald Reagan Funeral Nancy w/ Casket Flag Photo Print for Sale
Buy the Ronald Reagan Funeral Nancy w/ Casket Flag Photo Print for sale at The McMahan Photo Art Gallery and Archive.
Portrait Gallery Highlights - Kinstler
J.C. Leyendecker is my favorite commercial illustrator of all time. John Singer Sargent is my favorite fine art oil painter ever. Both of them belong to history now, even though their work lives on as a testament to their greatness. Of the many living masters of the present day whose work I love to look at is the acclaimed portrait artist Everett Raymond Kinstler. One of many portraits by Everett Raymond Kinstler in the National Portrait Gallery. Kinstler is the John Singer Sargent of…