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Full-length portrait of President Dwight David Eisenhower (1890-1969), 34th President of the United States, and as Supreme Allied Commander in Europe During World War II. President Eisenhower is shown standing in civilian dress, looking directly at the viewer. The flesh tones of President Eisenhower’s face and hands stand out dramatically against his dark suit and the equally dark background.

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  • Title: Dwight D. Eisenhower
  • Creator: Joseph Richard Essig
  • Date Created: 1963
  • Physical Dimensions: Height- 61 inches, Width- 40 inches
  • Provenance: Gift of Thomas E. Wynne to The Union League of Philadelphia, a patriotic society founded in 1862 to support Abraham Lincoln and the Union during the American Civil War, on May 11, 1965.
  • Type: Oil painting
  • Rights: The Abraham Lincoln Foundation of the Union League of Philadelphia. For questions regarding usage please contact archives@unionleague.org.
  • Medium: Oil on canvas
  • Internal ID: 1965.3.1

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