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  • Title: James Knox Polk
  • Date Created: 1858
  • Physical Dimensions: w1197.102 x h1576.324 mm (without frame)
  • Description: Inscribed on reverse: Ex-President James K. Polk painted by G.P.A. Healy/ October 7, 1858 at Chicago
  • Artist: George P.A. Healy
  • Type: Painting
  • Rights: U.S. Government purchase, 1858, White House Historical Association (White House Collection)
  • External Link: http://www.whitehouse.gov/about/presidents/jamespolk
  • Medium: Oil on canvas

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