18C Colonial & Early American Women
Friday, April 10, 2020
First Lady Abigail Adams had the wash hung in the unfinished East Room of The White House
Abigail Adams Supervises the Hanging of the Laundry in the Unfinished East Room of the White House, painting by Gordon Phillips sometime around 1950.
When the 2nd US President John Adams family moved into the White House, First Lady Abigail Adams hung the wash in the unfinished East Room, as imagined in this painting.
See: The White House Historical Association
Barbara Wells Sarudy
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